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Heidi Hernandez
hhernandez@dist228.org
southwest elementary
Geneseo, ILUSA
dist228.org

We decorated 400 bags!

About our project: We really enjoyed spreading the word about how important our planet is!!! The kids are excited about making a difference and becoming involved.

submitted on 4/22/2015


Katie Cardella
kcardella@d102.org
Tripp Elementary
Buffalo Grove, ILUSA
www.d102.org/schools/tripp.html

We decorated 700 bags!

About our project: It was a success and the children had so much fun completing it!

submitted on 4/20/2015


Kimberly Darling
iteach601@aol.com
Knowledge Universe Woodland Primary
Gages Lake, ILUSA
 

We decorated 225 bags!

About our project: I was taking a technology course through Kendall College and saw the Earth Day Internet Project. I became excited as I knew this would be a way to do something as a class and then I thought even broader, making the project center-wide. The children found this to be exciting and also educational as they learn about caring for our planet. The children learned many things different songs related to this topic, understanding caring for the earth and why we need to protect it. We learned about reducing, re-using and recycling.

submitted on 3/21/2015


Meghan Leverenz
meg.leverenz@sbcglobal.net
Girl Scout Daisy Troop 40138
Lindenhurst, ILUSA
 

We decorated 50 bags!

About our project: These first grade Girl Scouts had a lot of fun decorating the bags. They did some at a troop meeting and took some home to work on with their families. They were amazed when they learned how many times a paper grocery bag can be reused. We hope to participate again next year!

submitted on 4/22/2014


Margie McEvoy
mmcevoy@berkeley87.org
Whittier Elementary school
Northlake, ILUSA
 

We decorated 500 bags!

About our project: For the past four years students have been decorating Earth Day bags provided by Tony's Finer Foods. Many of the students shop at this local grocer and enjoy getting their groceries in the decorated bags.

submitted on 4/17/2013


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