Lesson Plan on Sustainability (Steiner New Zealand)

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

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Sustainability is important in Steiner 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 wooden toys, plants, and natural light. They could also create a garden or outdoor space where children can learn about growing their own food and caring for plants and animals. Potential preschool lesson plan ideas could include activities such as recycling and composting, learning about different types of energy and how to conserve it, and exploring the natural world through nature walks and outdoor exploration. Children could also learn about the importance of reducing waste and conserving resources, and participate in activities such as making their own reusable bags or creating art from recycled materials. Overall, incorporating sustainability into preschool education helps to foster a sense of environmental responsibility and care for the planet in young children


New Zealand


Te Whฤriki (New Zealand)


Rudolf Steiner