Archive for Ages 5-7

Cleaning your room is fun!

Reuse and Recycle

Hi Guys!

Is your bedroom a mess?  Can you see the bottom of your floor?  No?  Well time to clean, clean, clean!!

Cleaning can be great fun and exciting when you reuse and recycle your unwanted items.

Before you clean your room, why not get some ideas by playing this fun cleaning game first?  Anita needs help cleaning her room.  Can you put all Anita’s rubbish in the right bins?

We’d love to hear what you do with the unwanted items in your room, so let us know if you prefer to recycle or reuse.  Either way, you’re helping the planet AND keeping your parents happy!


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Fish tales for holidays!!!

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Every creature has a story to tell…

Head to the Marine Science Centre in Portobello these school holidays to hear tales of daring deeds, find out why the spotty lost its spot, and how the sea cucumber got its name! Be thrilled by a spine-chilling story from the deep, and be spired to craft a tale of your own!

Click here to find out more information about the Aquarium, or pop your headphones on and listen to this great podcast about the awesome things you can get up to when you go for a visit!

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Lets Get Gardening!!

Gardening activities for kidsIts finally spring-time! And you know what that means – way more time and sunshine for playing outside! Woohoo!

Hopefully you’ve got a garden at home or at school – if you dont there are heaps of great places to play, like the Botanic Gardens, or even taking a trip out to the beach with your friends and family.

If you are out in the garden, see what different types of plants are beginning to appear. New flowers will be coming through, and its a GREAT time to plant new things!

If you, your family, your teachers or school mates are wondering where you can find information about gardening around Dunedin, check out the Otepoti Urban Organics Network. Its a place for everyone to go and check out what kind of gardening events are happening, and if youve got questions there are heaps of other people from the network that can help you out.

So get outside and get gardening today!

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Recycling Cartoon!!!

Even cartoons are keen to help out their environment! let’s R-E-C-Y-C-L-E!!!

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Sesame Street – Ronnie TRASH

Check out this video and see what Ronnie Trash has to tell!

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Be a DOC Ranger for a Day!!!

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Talk about the coolest competition EVER! Two winners get to choose to be one of the following for a day: skink ranger, freshwater fish ranger, coastal ranger, threatened plant ranger or recreation and historic ranger!

All you need to do is explain in your own way how you can get involved with conservation in your neighbourhood. The way you explain is completely up to you – you can write a song, draw a picture, construct a sculpture or photograph, or just write a letter!

Find out more here – youve got until Monday 14th of September to enter!!!

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Yellow Eyed Penguin project!

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Would you like to help to conserve our Yellow Eyed Penguins?

You can get involved and design a penguin-friendly habitat restoration!

Have a look at YEP’s web site to register and get more information.

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