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15th Sep 2021

There’s a climate action event happening for primary school kids tomorrow

Fiona Frawley

Have you got a mini Greta Thunberg at home who’d like to get more involved in the world of climate action?

If so, there’s an event happening tomorrow for lower primary school classes which will give your little one the tools and motivation to make a difference in your local community.

Trash, Tales and Treasure is hosted by climate action group Picker Pals and is a 30 minute workshop designed to teach children everything they need to know about litter and the climate. The programme is free and has been run successfully in 200 classrooms across Ireland.

If you’re a primary school teacher who feels your class could benefit from this type of workshop, you can register for the event HERE. During the workshop, litter-picking is encouraged through a Picker Pals story and a Picker Pack is taken home by a different student every week. The outcome is as wholesome as you’d imagine.

At the moment, the Picker Pals programme is being allocated to schools with an active interest in climate action. With Climate Action Week now upon us, it’s as good a time as any to get the kiddies in your classroom interested in the environment. If you’re looking to find out more about how Picker Pals works and the experience other schools and communities have had, you can do so HERE.

Header image via Instagram/pickerpals

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