Nude your Food Waste education with a focus on REDUCING school waste. If you could pack a 'good' lunch box what would you choose? Nude your Food waste education program is a hands on interactive program for students to get involved with the choices that go into their lunch boxes. Workshop Format - Students will pack a lunch box with an array of choices that are presented to them. - Students discuss their choice and why they thought it was 'good.' - Discuss food ingredients - Time line activity to see how long common school waste takes to break down - Students have the opportunity to rethink their choices and repack their lunch box now they have learnt more about food and waste. - Option to finish the session with a Nude your Food song. Students learn a simple choreography to an Eco Faerie original song.
This program can be booked through Mindarie Regional Council if the school is in the region.
NOT DIRTY IT'S EARTHY
Do you love getting your hands into soil? How does it feel? Does it squish? How does it move between your fingers? Does it feel different when it's wet? This workshop is a hands on experience with soil. Students look at sand, clay and compost. Through touch and play we learn the story of soil from how it came to be and how it helps plants to grow. We'll be telling their stories, squish and squashing them, mixing them, adding water then making seed bombs (useful mudpies). Workshop Format - Discussion about soil - Touch and feel, squish and squash. A hands on experience of soil, how it moves and how it changes when it gets wet. - Time to stir together some seed bombs. Students work together to mix a blend of soil plus seeds then roll the seed bombs into shape. Please note that this is a messy play workshop.
Whats so fantastic about plastic
Plastic was a revolution for convenient living but what has been the cost? In this workshop we explore plastics from where it came from and where it ends up. We look at ways to help clean up the plastic mess and how to reduce our own plastic use. Format -Discuss how plastics are made and what they are used for -Discuss where plastics end up - create art flowers using recycled plastic bottles - Workshop ideas on how to reduce plastic every day - Be inspired by local people helping to clean up plastic mess
Bees Wax Wraps
As we become more plastic aware we need to find alternatives. In this Beeswax Wrap workshop we'll talk about packaging such as plastic wraps and how we can pack a lunch box without using single use plastic anymore. You'll learn how to make sustainable beeswax wraps. Format - Discuss plastic packaging and alternatives - Deomonstration on how to make a beeswax wrap - make your own wrap to fit over a jar - dicuss tips, ideas and how to care for your wraps.