Teach them to appreciate the world around them. Teach them to be aware of their surroundings. Teach them the names of trees and flowers, birds and animals. Teach them that it’s our responsibility to take care of our world. After all, we’re only a mouthful of forbidden fruit away from paradise. Read the first part of Genesis again. God’s idea of paradise is working in a garden, taking care of animals, and living in an innocent and happy family.