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Resources to help with your Green-Schools programme are sorted into three categories: the theme you are working on, whether your school is primary or secondary and whether you want an activity; lesson plan; presentation; fact sheet; template; survey or craft/DIY.

As with all school activities the Green-Schools programme should always be operated with Health & Safety considerations in mind. Schools should not undertake Green-Schools activities which contravene the school’s Health & Safety procedures and policy. If there is any doubt of an activity, doing so it should be firstly checked with the person responsible for the school’s Health & Safety policy and procedures.

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Curriculum Links Template Secondary

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Obair Curaclaim Meanscoil

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Environmentally Themed Cartoons, Movies and Documentaries

Learning about the Earth, it’s living creatures and the threats to the environment and to biodiversity can also be done comfortably at home, through a movie. Watching a movie can be pleasant and educational at the same time, despite its’ format or the age it’s targeted to. For the youngest ones there’s a broad range Read More

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Framed Bug Hotel

Green-Schools takes you through a step-by-step guide on how to make your very own framed Bug Hotel. All you need is a scissors, string, three plastic bottles, scrap wood, a tack hammer and tacks and to go foraging for dried autumn debris. It’s fairly easy, and can be completed by students of secondary level or Read More

Leaf Hedgehog

Time to get crafty with this leafy little hedgehog fellow! Take a little walk in your areas and collect some fallen leaves. Can you name the tree species while collecting? You will need some paper, some sticky tack or glue, and colouring crayons or pencils. Watch the video and share your creations with us on Read More

Top Trumps Nature Quiz

Let’s find out more about some of fastest, tallest and oldest wildlife in Ireland and learn about the superpowers some creatures have! What is the fastest animal? Who can release a bad smell to defend itself?? Test your knowledge and find out some fun facts in our “Top Trumps Nature Quiz! Click the image below Read More

Up-cycled Loo Tube Bees

Learn about the wonderful world of bees! Explore the garden or park and then get your creativity flowing by creating a bee and honeycomb out of recycled toilet paper tube rolls. A suitable activity for primary students following learning about bees in one of our many bee-related learning resources. Older students, perhaps in senior primary Read More

Bees Word-Search

Test your bee knowledge with a bee vocabulary word-search activity. This 10-minute activity will have you buzzing from start to finish! A suitable activity for junior primary students following learning about bees in one of our many bee-related learning resources. Need to check the answers? Reveal the answers by clicking here. Older students who have Read More

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