Recycling Scavenger Hunt – Grade R-3

Activity Introduction

Learners race to collect litter and recyclable items around the school grounds, tallying the number of different items they find for a comparison and class discussion.

Grade: R-3

Resources Required: Learner Worksheet (downloadable below), rubbish to be picked up/recyclables to be hidden, containers or plastic bags, hand sanitiser

Duration: 30 - 45 minutes.

Level of teacher facilitation: Low - Moderate

Curriculum links: Mathematics, Life Skills: Gr R Term 3: Healthy environment- the importance of recycling, Gr 1 Term 3: Keeping places clean - include using bins and not littering, Gr 3 Term 2: Beginning Knowledge and Personal and Social Well-being – Recycling

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