In honor of Earth Day, the Mission Society is featuring a series of conversations and tools to help educators and parents promote an understanding of the environment with young people. Here, we had the opportunity to sit down with Millie, a passionate Pre-K teacher who has been inspiring her students about caring for the environment.
At the Mission Society, we want to expose our students to the reality of a rapidly changing climate. However, breaking down how to be a good steward for the environment can be challenging. The concepts are complex and sometimes scary, leaving us with questions about how to address our students. We often ask ourselves– what is the best, most honest way we can communicate about environmental responsibility?
In this video, we interviewed Millie Ansah, a Pre-K teacher who has been speaking with students about the realities of climate change and the ways we can play a part in making change. She shared her experiences and insights on how to talk to young children about difficult environmental concepts, the role of the government, and how each child has the power to make a difference in their community. Millie's message reminds us that we can all take small steps towards creating a better, more sustainable future for generations to come.
Thank you to Millie for taking the time to speak with us. We are so grateful for your insights. To learn more about how to talk to children about making a positive impact on the environment, or to find some fun eco-friendly, educational activities you can do with kids, check out our blog or follow us on Instagram, and Facebook.