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Old 10-09-2012, 06:44 AM   #8
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Re: How do you teach your kids to conserve resources?

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Originally Posted by MariaLA View Post
Simple reasons why and giving them a strategy to use. "count five squares!" for tp, for example.
This. And, I didn't grab the quote, but as a PP said, "by example." I don't think little kids need a lot of reasons why (until they ask), but it's more just about how you do things. If the family always shuts off the lights leaving a room, the kids will learn to do the same. If we turn off the taps when brushing our teeth, the kids do the same.
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