A new generation of children is learning it’s
not only easy to be green, it’s also fun.
How did you learn your ABC’s? It was with the "ABC
Song,” wasn’t it? Team Green World is a nonprofit
organization that builds off of that same musical model to
teach children and their parents how to think ecologically
Our group uses music, dance, videos and an interactive
puppet show. We even have a new, costumed butterfly
character, Eco the Butterfly.
The idea for Team Green World was launched when I
met Academy Award-contending vocalist and seasoned
songwriter Donna Britton Bukevicz at the Pensacola Beach
Donna’s Nashville publishing company had a stable of
songwriters called "Team Green" that were writing original
green-themed songs. I had been licensed to write music for
McGruff the Crime Dog and was the co-creator of Eco the
Butterfly. We merged the two concepts to form what is now
Team Green World.
A recent appearance at Green Festival DC earned rave
reviews from the festival’s national program director,
Robert Butler. "You are the best program that has ever been
in the Family Fun Area,” he said. "You are the shining
example of what we had in mind when we were looking to
turn up the volume and increase the value and take-away
message for our young attendees and families at Green
Festival DC. We thank you for providing world-class eco-
"We are so excited with the response we are getting to
our brand of eco-edutainment,” said Team Green World
president Donna Bukevicz. "Performing to 20,000 attendees
at Green Festival DC was surely one of the highlights of our
We at Team Green World also launched our new teamg
reenworld.org website this summer. We have an upcoming
appearance at the Piedmont Harvest Fest in Warrenton, Va,
on Sept. 13. We’ve also been invited to Green Festival
Chicago and San Francisco later this year and are seeking
sponsors for the Family Fun Stage.
The theme of Team Green World is "music is the
messenger.” We look forward to bringing eco-edutainment
to your town. Visit the website, become a fan on Facebook
and follow Team Green World on Twitter.