In today's “green” conscious society, it's increasingly important to teach kids about items made from our environment. Many parents work hard to encourage an all-natural lifestyle for their kids. But for literal-minded kids, it's a stretch to understand how many of the manufactured products we use everyday could have started out in nature.
Here's an activity that can open the door to conversation with your kids about how things are made and what exactly they're made from. How amazed will they be when they learn that glass comes from sand and books come from trees!