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Caring For Our World: Recycling

Jun 10, 2022

THEME

Recycling

COLOUR

Green

SHAPE

Triangle/Pyramid

NUMBER

6

j

LETTER

Rr – Recycling

“Stamp, Stamp Clap! (X4)

We love animals, plants and birds! We love snails and slugs!

Large and small, we love them all! And we never ever step on bugs!

Because… we’re the children of EcoKids

We love nature, the sun and the trees! The rain that helps plants grow!

Paper, Plastic, Glass and Tin our recycling rules we know!

Because… we’re the children of EcoKids”

What you have just read is our school song. It is such a fun song to sing and really shows everything that we as a school stand for.

What an informative and exciting week we have had! We learnt all about recycling and the different materials we use to recycle. We got to feel glass bottles, plastic, paper and tin and we saw different variations of products made from these materials: Bags, bottles, lids and plugs made from plastic. Toilet paper, toilet rolls and the books we read made from paper. Bottles, windows, bowls made of glass and formula tins, food tins, coldrink cans and the container where all this cool stuff is kept made from tin/metal.

Art this week was slightly challenging as most of our art we send home is recycled art. So we thought: what could be better for recycled art than… recyclable material sculptures!!! We used all bits and bobs that have been sent in by students and parents over the years to create these amazing sculptures. The Bugs got to select from a large quantity of recyclable materials that we had poked holes into, and then threaded them onto a stick stuck on an egg carton base.

Our favorite songs for the week was “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”

“Reduce, reuse, recycle, recycle, recycle.

Reduce, reuse, recycle, it’s easy to do.

‘Cos your trash and my trash make up way too much trash.

Reduce, reuse, recycle, it’s easy to do!”

Please keep in mind the beautiful words of Dr. Seuss.

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot. Nothing is going to change, it’s not.”

We hope you have a lovely weekend and stay warm!

Lots of Love

Next week’s theme: Father’s Day and Sports

Next week’s show and tell (on Wednesday): Daniel and Nehal

 

Recycling

… turns things into other things. Which is like MAGIC!

 Dates to Diarise:

Hearing Tests: 13 June

Bike-a-Thon: 15 June

Public Holiday: 16 June

School Holiday: 17 June

Book Character Dress Up Day & Break Up Day: 24 June

Mid Term Week Break: 27 June (no school, no Holiday Club)

Back to School: 4 July

 

Lots of love

Teacher Gemma, Teacher Monette and the Busy Bugs Assistants

Our Eco-Green-Ambassadors!

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