Creative theme of the week: MATERIALS/RECYCLING 1 & 2 (01/06 - 08/06)

 

Activity name: Recycled materials art wall

Teacher instructions

  • Using three bins or piles (paper, plastic, glass) show how we separate recycling naming the items as you go.

  • Play recycling speed game, in pairs see how many items the group can separate into the correct piles or bins in 30 seconds.

  • Watch/listen and learn the recycling song and introduce the art project and get started creating the base of the wall.

***KEEP UNFINISHED ART WALL AT SCHOOL TO BE COMPLETED IN THE FOLLOWING CLASS***

Material needed: Recycling items, cardboard boxes for wall base, paint, scissors, hot glue, feel free to use leftover materials from past projects (the year is almost over) (if bringing glass in, no larger than a yogurt pot)

Target vocabulary: Reduce, reuse, recycle, paper, plastic, metal/tin, glass, cans, bottles, toilet paper roll etc.