Happy Earth Day To You!Posted on: 22/04/2020
Happy World Earth Day!
Here We Are: Notes About Living On Planet Earth
(You can listen to the whole story here.)
What can we do to help look after our precious planet?
At home and at school we try to reduce, reuse and recycle as much as we can.
Here are a few creative ways that you could reuse materials in your home:
Make a game
Click on the link below to find out how you can use paper straws and an empty cereal box to design and make a maze game ...or invent your own game!
Make a picture
Use scraps of old paper, newspaper, magazines and other materials to make a collage.
For inspiration, take a look at the stunningly intricate collage work of the artist and illustrator, Jeannie Baker. Then click on the link below:
Make your own picture using collage
Make a bird feeder
How to turn a plastic bottle into a bird feeder
Important notice: This activity requires close adult supervision and support.
Make a pot
Use papier mâché to make a pot. What will you keep in your pot? Precious trinkets? Pencils? A plant? ...You choose!
If you don’t have PVA glue, a flour and water paste works just as well!
Recycle Bottle Lids
How many way can you think of to reuse an old milk bottle top?
Earth Day for Early Years
Play activities for today's Earth theme
Sing a song for Earth Day
We all know that we need to wash our hands for at least 20 seconds. Today, instead of singing Happy Birthday twice, make sure you sing Happy EARTHday twice!