Earth Day Groceries Reports, 2008 - 2018
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A Place to Grow
We decorated 18 bags!
About our project: The children enjoyed designing and writing on their bags "reduce, recycle, and reuse". They have a great week creating 3D Trash art, planting flowers for the school, creating a Rock Garden with Parent Involvement, and sharing information with the community to remember Earth Day.
submitted on 4/20/2018
We decorated 160 bags!
About our project: This is our second year participating in the project and we used the write write think curriculum along with the project and the students had success with the graphic organizers and final project as well.
submitted on 4/23/2017
We decorated 342 bags!
About our project: We decided to work with a local grocery store, and they were very accommodating to our request. One of our 5 sites worked with poster paint and I think those bags turned out the best. Be sure to remind teachers and students that the bag still needs to be functional after decorating. Some forgot how the bags worked and glued paper over the bottom flap rendering the bag useless for groceries. NO GLITTER. We also spent too much time working on plans and not enough decorating.
submitted on 4/26/2016
Norris Childers Elementary
We decorated 80 bags!
About our project: The children were very excited and motivated to decorate the bags and get them out into the community! This was a fantastic learning experience for all of them!
submitted on 4/24/2016
A Place to Grow-Comserve
We decorated 41 bags!
About our project: Our children enjoyed learning about Earth Day this week. They learned the importance of reusing, recycling, and reducing energy. We discussed saving the polar bears, littering, and ways to recycle. They really enjoyed taking part in decorating and writing on the paper bags, and importantly sharing the message with the community.
submitted on 4/22/2016