Tuesday, 19 April 2022
Countryside Classroom

Use this collection of resources to find out how to compost, why it is so important to do and what amazing creatures enable composting to happen.

4 - 6 Years

  • This brilliant Making Compost in Schools booklet produced by our partner Garden Organic covers every aspect of composting in schools from choosing the right bin to getting the community involved.
  •  If you don't have school grounds or a garden then this Compost Bottles resource is a straightforward activity that gives children the chance to see how organic matter breaks down over time.
  • Use this Compost Activity Sheet to help children learn what can and can't be put in the composting bin.

7- 10 Years

  • Learn all about how good composting is for the environment with this Composting for Kids film and quiz produced by Garden Organic.
  • The materials in this Crazy Compost resource produced by our Partner One Seed Forward take teachers through composting – understanding the process and learning what can be used to make it.
  • Food Waste provides an excellent topic for classroom activities and information from a variety of differing viewpoints which will help pupils reach their own conclusions about this complex issue.

11 - 16 years

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