Clean Up Australia - Keep Waste Out Of Nature

Clean Up Australia - Keep Waste Out Of Nature

Activity 2 of 2 in this unit

  • Early Learning
  • Science
  • Environmental
  • Recycling
  • Social
  • Social Action
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Lesson summary

Children will explore what waste is and will think about how we should be dealing with waste. They will understand there are different bins for different types of waste and will sing a song about putting waste in the correct bin.

Activity Intention:

  • This activity is designed to help connect children to the wonders of the natural world through sensory and play-based learning.

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Skills

This activity is designed to build students’ competencies in the following skills:

  • curiosity
  • empathy
  • global citizenship
  • problem solving

Curriculum mapping

EYLF Learning Outcomes:

Learning Outcome 2:

  • Children are connected with and contribute to their world
  • 2.3 Children become aware of fairness

Learning Outcome 4:

  • Children are confident and involved learners
  • 4.1 Children develop dispositions for learning such as curiosity, cooperation, confidence, creativity, commitment, enthusiasm, persistence, imagination and reflexivity

UN Sustainable Development Goals

UN SDG 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

  • Target 11.6: By 2030, reduce the adverse per capita environmental impact of cities, including by paying special attention to air quality and municipal and other waste management

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Additional info

This lesson was created in partnership with Clean Up Australia and its Education Partner, Unilever Australia - maker of household staples including Dove, Rexona, TRESemmĂ©, Omo, Continental, Hellmann’s and Streets ice creams. Unilever and Clean Up Australia joined forces in 2020 to help inspire and empower Australians to clean up, fix up and conserve our environment. To learn more about the action Unilever is taking to improve the health of the planet, visit Sustainability - Planet & Society | Unilever.  

Following this lesson plan is an ideal way for your school to take part in Schools Clean Up Day or a Clean Up on any day of the year. You’ll be joining thousands of amazing teachers in making a difference and creating positive environmental change.

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