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Green Ways Days

FUN - EDUCATIONAL - INSPIRING

CREATIVE WASTE WORKSHOP

Over the last 10 years the Creative Waste Workshops have not only given enjoyment to many but have inspired people of all ages and abilities to rethink their use of waste!

SCHOOL ACTIVITIES - learning is fun!

Each workshop begins with short discussion to help children understand the issues surrounding waste; why do we recycle? What difference does it make? - followed on by one of the fun interactive activities below:

Plastics 'R' Fantastic -
Let's transform plastic bottles into flowers, windmills, birdfeeders & rockets.

Rags to Riches -
Try your hand at peg loom weaving peg and produce rag cushions, cardboard loom wall hangings and rag rugging hooking or prodding techniques using old sheets & materials.

Handmade Paper -
Bring in recycled paper, plants, food waste & take home unique handmade paper.

 

 

Teacher comments -

"The children were thrilled and amazed that something so useful could be created from material that is often thrown away"
"The children had a very enjoyable experience, well organised"
"Great introduction, lots of information - good resources, very imaginative, kept all the class interested, excellent"

Childrens comments -

"Surprised we could do this with a bottle"
"Testing them out was great fun"
"Cutting the plastic was a good challenge"

Costs:- Full day at school 195 plus travel expenses from kinghorn

COMMUNITY EVENTS - a unique addition to any event!

Our ever popular Plastics 'R' Fantastic is so versatile! Ideal for big or small events, drop-in or group sessions, and great whatever the age or learning abilities of participants!

Comments from - Dundee Flower & Food Festival

"I thought the children's marquee was buzzing the whole time and your workshop made a very worthwhile contribution to that success. I was very pleased to have you on board for the weekend."

Costs:- For drop-in events - price on application