Village Heights Community Centre - 07 July 2016.
This is a working relationship with Village Heights
Today the activity set for the
children (winter school holidays) was to help pick up the litter from
are the younger ones and they are going on a mission this morning. To pick up plastic bags
children going into the wetland area and bringing back the plastic litter wind
blown and dumped
were asked to bring what they found to this collection point. Levi is over seeing the process
The pile is growing.
Blue bags have been brought to start filling them.
There is a lot of plastic material being found.
"We have filled this bag." they were shouting as they came running along.
There are lots of bread packets in this collection.
"Look we filled these 2 bags." "Well done children!!"
They were asked to take the bags here so the contents could be sorted and dried in the sun.
older boys had finished the vegetable workshop and were asked to go and find
it was afternoon and the older children were gathered around the table watching
The plastic material was still wet after being in the sun for a few hours.
placing the paper over the plastic bag to be ironed until it fuses together to
make a sheet
Folding a bread packet. There are dozens of bread packets.
Two leaves cut from the bread packet.
Another leaf in the making.
Edward demonstrating the making a sheet of plastic.
Now the children were having a go. We only have 2 irons so they had to take turns.
The nearest iron does not get hot enough so it takes longer.
Cutting the bags handles off in the background. Lifting the paper to see what we got, and cutting leaves.
In about 40 minutes there were 30
suitable leaves made. A lesson learnt we need more irons, to keep