When you make pictures of the rainforest and its wild creatures, you
are getting to know them in your mind, heart, imagination and dreams. When you imagine something, it becomes close to your heart, and, in a sense, becomes a part of you. If we all understand that we are not separate from each other or nature, we will take better care of our home the Earth.
•FIRST READ THE STORY HERE.
• THEN, DOWNLOAD THE STORY
(text only). Your teacher can do this,
and you can start imagining your
•LEARN ABOUT RAINFORESTS---why they are so important for our future. Check our contacts and credits pages for some great educational resources. ALSO check out our new Rainforest Fun Facts pages, and send us YOUR Fun Facts.
•Have fun making YOUR PICTURES. (BEN founding Director Jim enjoys drawing his animals, and doesn't mind it if no one recognizes them).
Suggestions for Kids:
•Use empty spaces on the story pages for your art.
•Use the back of the pages. Save trees (paper) and make MORE ART.
•You can cut and paste the text in different ways, print the text in your own handwriting, etc. Go wild!
•Remember to invite the BEN and all its wild creatures into your dreams.