Environmental education is a huge component of creating a sustainable change within your community. Keep your eyes open for opportunities to talk about the environmental impact of inorganic waste such as plastic, and the health effects of sodas and junk food.
The 3 R’s
Seek opportunities to speak to the youth who will be involved in the project about the “3 R’s” – Reducing, Reusing and Recycling – these lessons will have a greater staying power when the kids are able to apply the lessons they learn to help build a school.
There are many different activities you can do with students of all ages that help to illustrate and drive home the lessons of environmental protection. Allow older kids to teach the younger