Tag Archives: Green Schools

Biodegradable Plastic in Third Class

Today is the last day of plastic free week .We made biodegradable plastic using milk and vinegar. Firstly we poured  milk into a mug.Then we put the milk in the microwave. We heated it till the milk was warm but … Continue reading

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Marine Life

We were so shocked at the impact that plastic can have on our marine wildlife that some children decided to do projects on whales and dolphins.

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Plastic Free Posters

Today we were making posters to help encourage our friends to use less plastic.  

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This Pretty Planet

We are learning ‘This Pretty Planet’ and ‘The Garbage Song’ by Tom Chapin to remind us to use less plastic.

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Red Pen Free Week

Disposable pens end up in landfills and waterways once we are finished with them. Being made of plastic they don’t break down quickly. This week we have decided not to use ANY red pens in our classroom.

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Third Class Plastic Free Week

Aimee Lee ordered Chinese and she asked the cashier not to deliver plastic cutlery. Daniel wrapped his rice cake in tissue instead of tinfoil. Adam used his own tub at the ice-cream van. Kathleen – Marie had a pizza in … Continue reading

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Plastic Free Living!

My Journey to a Plastic Free Week! (1)

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The Robin

The robin is one of Ireland’s top twenty most widespread garden birds. The robin can appear very plump and rounded especially in cold weather when the bird fluffs out its feathers. It has a bright orange – red breast and … Continue reading

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