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Sustainability Activities

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 1y
Clay Owl Painting
What you’ll need: Air-drying Clay Owl Cookie Cutter Rolling Pin Paint Paintbrushes Cling film Method: Roll out some clay onto a work surface and allow children to cut out owl shapes with cookie cutters. Optionally add a small hole at the top for hanging later. Place on a piece of cling film or on a tray to dry for 24 hours. Set up some paints and brushes and allow the children to paint their own owl designs. You can also provide them with reference images.
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DIY Peanut Butter Bird Feeder
What you’ll need: A toilet roll Peanut butter Bird seeds String A spreading knife A knife or hole punch Method: Poke 2 holes in the top of the toilet roll, across from one another. Thread some string through the holes, and then tie a loop at the top where it can be hung from a tree. Sprinkle some bird seeds onto a table or tuff tray. Use a spreading knife to paint peanut butter over the entire surface of the toilet roll. Roll the toilet roll through the seeds to cover every inch.
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DIY Paper Binoculars Craft for Toddlers
🍃 2 cardboard tubes 🍃4 strips of coloured card 🍃 Twine 🍃 3 coloured paper straws 🍃 Glue Glue 2 cardboard tubes together to form binoculars. Glue 2 strips of coloured card around the binoculars. Poke 2 holes to thread your twine through. Cut a length of twine that will fit around a child’s neck safely. Thread the twine and tie to secure in place. Cut the paper straws then thread them through the twine to create a ‘chain’. Once done, secure the other end of twine.
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How to Re-Pot Aloe Vera Plants Potted Aloe Vera Plant, Ginger Fox, Manchester, Lovely, Plants, Garden, Life
How to Rescue Aloe Vera Plants
How to Re-Pot Aloe Vera Plants
Encourage children to read books about sustainability Early Years, Teaching Kids, Understanding, Reading, Discuss, 10 Things
10 Activities That Teach Children About Sustainability
There are many wonderful books and guides by experts in the early years field that discuss sustainability at length.
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Explore nature and find different ecosystems such as woodlands and rock pools Explore Local, Country Park, Explore Nature, Seaside, Zoo, Environment
10 Activities That Teach Children About Sustainability
By far the best way to teach children about sustainability is to bring them out into the wild to see it! Explore local country parks, farms, seaside locations and head to the zoo.
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Inspect small creatures in the garden Teaching, Children, Sustainability Activities, Go Outside
10 Activities To Teach Children About Sustainability
A practical way to teach children about our animal kingdom is to go outside and use a magnifying bug viewer to inspect small creatures.
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Make a worm farm for children to observe Worm Farm, Natural World, Worms
10 Activities That Teach Children About Sustainability
A worm farm can be a great way to get the children involved in sustainability – because they will be able to watch the worms breakdown food into compost and show them the value of recycling and taking care of our natural world.
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Plant a garden with children Garden Plants, Planting, Nature
10 Activities That Teach Children About Sustainability
If you have the space, planting a garden for children to look after is a rewarding way to teach them about nature.
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Start a compost bin Making A Compost Bin, Food Activities, Food Waste, Vegetables, Facet
10 Activities To Teach Children About Sustainability
Showing children how to make a compost bin and allowing them to add to it and monitor it can be useful for their understanding of the world. An extra facet to this tip is teaching children about food waste.
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Upcycle old items into new ones Fun Activities, Recycling, Child Care, Parenting
10 Activities That Teach Children About Sustainability
A fun activity to try with children to teach them the value of recycling is upcycling an item into something else.
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Make DOY Recycling Bins Diy Recycling Bins, Importance Of Recycling, Cardboard Boxes, Personal Care
10 Activities That Teach Children About Sustainability
To teach children about the importance of recycling, all you will need is a few cardboard boxes, paint, and some objects to place in each bin.
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Visit a farm Local Farm, Hayride, Baby Feeding, Baby Animals, Little Ones
10 Activities To Teach Children About Sustainability
There are many fun activities you can take part in at local farms such as feeding baby animals, hay rides, and observing the animals in their paddocks. The little ones will be fascinated by the animals.
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Plant fruit and vegetables Kids Learning, Fruits And Vegetables, Fresh Food
10 Activities That Teach Children About Sustainability
Children learn visually, and allowing them to pick their own fruit and vegetables from a local farm will teach them where their fresh food comes from.
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