Here is an energy saving project that your children can help with. Stick bubble wrap on your windows to keep the heat in the house.
Cut a piece of bubble wrap the same size as the glass in your windows. Wet the glass with a spray of water or window cleaner and apply the bubble wrap to the glass. Slide it around until it is positioned right and push the bubble wrap tight to the glass. It should stick in place just fine. Have a paper towel ready to wipe up the excess liquid.
If it falls off try again a little wetter. The bubbles work like suction cups to hold on to the window glass.
It may take some time to cut and stick bubble wrap to the windows, one pane at a time, but it makes a good project to recycle bubble wrap and have fun working together.
You are teaching by doing both energy conservation and recycling. Have everyone lay their hand on a bare window glass and then on a bubble wrapped window to feel the difference. It is a good time to do it when you have window cleaner and paper towels already handy.
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