Kinder - Grade 1 Teaching Resource

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Waste – A Teaching Manual - Kinder to Grade 1 - provides a sequence of pedagogically aligned, hands-on teaching units for early childhood teachers, on the topic of waste​.​

The units outline activities that can be used to develop awareness in students about waste in Tasmania while meeting requirements of the Australian Curriculum in various subject areas, including the cross-curricular priority of sustainability.​​​

Download the whole teaching manual:

  Waste - A Teaching Manual - Kinder - Grade 1   (12Mb)​

or download the individual activity plans:

  Curricular Links   (181Kb)

  Activity 1 - Learn to Love Nature I   (336Kb)

  Activity 2 - Learn to Love Nature II   (2Mb)

  Activity 3 - Rotten into Right   (204Kb)

  Activity 4 - Organic and Non-Organic Materials   (1Mb)

  Activity 5 - Worm Farming   (592Kb)

  Activity 6 - Decomposition   (276Kb)

  Activity 6 Ext 1 - Decomposition Cycle   (202Kb)

  Activity 6 Ext 2 - Printmaking of Compost Invertebrates   (1Mb)

  Activity 7 - The 3Rs and Making Art   (594Kb)

  Activity 7 Ext 1 - Sing along to RRR   (115Kb)

  Activity 7 Ext 2 - Enter the Art From Trash Exhibition   (403Kb)

  Activity 7 Ext 3 - Tablepieces   (341Kb)

  Activity 8 - Wonderful Ways with Waste Wool   (1Mb)

  Activity 9 - Junk Mandalas   (320Kb)

  Activity 10 - Swap Meet   (323Kb)

  Activity 11 - Hand-made Paper   (610Kb)​