School Environmental Activities

Themed Weeks & Seasonal Activities

To help schools engage in a variety of seasonal themes and special focus days/weeks/months we invite you to follow the links below:
- Science week Energy; Climate Change
- Healthy Eating Days
- World Heart Day Wow you're healthy
- Tudor week
- Walk to School week/month
- Big Garden Bird Watch Make a bird feeder

If you have ideas for these or other seasonal themes and special focus weeks and days, etc, please suggest them to us. We are always keen to hear ideas and suggestions from school professionals as well as those involved in the wider school community. We may be able to help you with your activities and your comments are always useful to us in developing our environmental social enterprise activities. Please do get in touch.

Christmas Activities

Discover how to save money and resources this Christmas by making your own exciting decorations, from tree decoration characters and reindeer, to paper chains and lanterns.

Recycled Christmas Stockings        Years 1-2        1 hour

Design and make a recycled Christmas stocking and learn about recycling clothes (children will need to bring their own thick adult sock).

Look After the Birds This Christmas        Years 3-6       1.5 hours

Find out what different birds eat and make your own bird feeder to feed the birds and home or school.

Christmas Finger Puppets        Years 1-5        1 hour

Make nativity or other seasonal finger puppets from recycled materials.

Angels and Snowmen        Years 3-6        1-1.5 hours

Turn a used plastic bottle into an amazing angel, fairy or snowman for the top of your Christmas tree (children will need to bring in their own small plastic drinks bottle), and learn what things go in which bin to recycle your food packaging at home.

Keep Warm This Winter         Years 3-5        1.5 hours

Discover how insulation keeps polar bears and humans warm.  A practical session involving experiments with ice, gloves and polar bears.

We Three Kings of Recycling        Reception to Year 1        1 hour

Find out about recycling your Christmas cards and wrapping paper and make yourself a recycled crown so that you can be a king or queen of recycling this Christmas.