A lowly plastic grocery sack may not seem like a versatile tool for the classroom, but don’t overlook all the uses for this free and easy-to-find item. Start with these ideas, then build on your own brainstorms.
Try a gallon jar of pond water with a plant or two in your own room, and see what develops over the next few months.
Earth Day is officially 40 years old, as of April 22, 2010. But you can have Earth Day everyday in your classroom. Here we discuss several activities for students to focus on anytime.
For something different, try making Christmas ornaments out of recycled materials. Brainstorm with your art teacher how that might be accomplished in an aesthetically pleasing way, or tackle it on your own with bits of plastic, paper, aluminum foil, string, wire, etc.