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National Sweater Day

February 4, 2016

National Sweater Day calls on Canadians to turn down their heat and turn up their sweaters in the name of energy conservation. Take part at school by asking custodial staff to turn down the heat in school buildings. Then, get cozy in the classroom and learn about how your actions can help prevent climate change.

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Extra Yarn

An award-winning picture book by Mac Barnett and Jon Klassen about a transformative box of yarn and the community it knits together.

The Hockey Sweater

Roch Carrier's much-loved children's book about a young Montreal Canadiens fan forced to wear a Toronto Maple Leafs jersey to the rink.

Little Lamb, Have You Any Wool?

A drawing activity to accompany Little Lamb, Have You Any Wool?, a picture book about a boy who knits clothes to keep himself and his lamb warm all winter long.

Amos's Sweater

Author Janet Lunn reads her classic picture book, Amos's Sweater, aloud in this video.

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Answers questions about why WWF celebrates National Sweater Day and what sweaters have to do with conservation work.