Thursday, May 14, 2015

May 14: Clean Up Your Street Day

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Clean Up Time

Materials:

  • Trash bags

Directions:

  1. Children should work in small groups or pairs, each group with a trash bag.
  2. Warn children not to pick up broken glass.
  3. Have kids collect trash outdoors.
  4. Have children divide trash into categories (paper, aluminum, plastic, etc.).
  5. Which category has the most trash? Why do the kids think that is?
  6. What could be done to cut down on trash?
  7. What can be done in general to keep the environment clean?

Source(s): 100 Nature Activities for Kids


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