Earth Day Groceries Reports, 2005
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Jane Addams School for Democracy
St. Paul, MN USA
We decorated 71 bags!
About our project: Each month, Jane Addams School for Democracy - Children's Circle explore activities and arts & crafts projects through a new theme. Our theme for April was "Environmental Awareness." As part of the arts & crafts projects, a total of twenty children, youth and staff educated and shared stories with each other in how to reuse, reduce and recycle materials prior to decorating the grocery bags for Earth Day. We decorated a total of 71 grocery bags from Rainbow Foods - Midway, St. Paul, MN. Woo-Hoo! The children, youth and staff were very creative and had a lot of fun!
submitted on 5/9/2005
Peter & Matt
Black Hawk Middle School
Eagan, MN USA
We decorated 200 bags!
About our project: The middle schoolers did an awsome job decorating their bags. We then went to Black Hawk Park on earth day and did a bunch of different activities there.
submitted on 5/1/2005
Shakopee, MN USA
We decorated 290 bags!
About our project: We had fun decorating the bags in our classrooms. The local newspaper sent a reporter to take pictures of some of the students with their decorated bags.
submitted on 4/25/2005
Cub Scout Pack 62
Baudette, MN USA
We decorated 40 bags!
About our project: Wolf Cubs from Pack 62 were working towards a goal to receive the "World Conservation" patch. The week leading up to Earthday was to focus on recycling and what effects it has to our environment. Earth Day Groceries Project was a way for the kids to show what they learned and pass it onto others. This was our first year and the kids had a great time decorating the bags. I plan on continuing this project and hope to invlove the local school as well. We look forward to next year.
submitted on 4/25/2005
New Ulm, MN USA
We decorated 300 bags!
About our project: Dr. Gamm - local doctor who has an interest in conserving the environment contacted me about this project. I have worked with her before on projects such as this. I gladly accepted the lead in our school.
submitted on 4/20/2005