Lesson Plan on Sustainability (Reggio New Zealand)

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Kindergarten / ECE Lesson Plan – Lesson Plan on Sustainability (Reggio New Zealand), Reggio philosophy

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Sustainability is important in Reggio preschool education in New Zealand because it teaches children to be responsible and respectful towards the environment, and to understand the impact of their actions on the world around them. It also helps to instill a sense of stewardship and care for the planet, which is crucial for future generations. To create a preschool learning environment that teaches sustainability, educators could incorporate natural materials and elements into the classroom, such as plants, rocks, and wood. They could also encourage children to engage in outdoor activities, such as gardening, composting, and recycling, to help them understand the importance of reducing waste and conserving resources. Potential preschool lesson plan ideas could include exploring the life cycle of plants and animals, learning about renewable energy sources, and discussing ways to reduce waste and conserve resources. Children could also participate in hands-on activities, such as creating recycled art projects or planting a garden, to help them understand the practical applications of sustainability in their daily lives. Overall, incorporating sustainability into preschool education can help to foster a sense of environmental responsibility and stewardship in young children, which is crucial for creating a more sustainable future


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