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Primary division resources

Activity sheets, online games, videos, and lesson plans for students in Grades K-3

Primary division resources:

General

Waste Detectives - activity sheet (Grades 2-5)
Do a scavenger hunt for waste-themed items.

Waste Management Word Search - activity sheet
Search for key waste topic words.

Pledge to Be a Green Warrior - activity sheet
Track your goals to become a Green Warrior.

LOOP SCOOPS: Garbage - video
Watch how Oliver makes a week's worth of garbage smaller.

LOOP SCOOPS: Electronic Gadgets - video
Find out how game device parts end up in landfill.

Recycling

Practicing the 3 R's - video
Watch and sing along to The Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Song.

Help Curby Sort it Out - activity sheet
Help Curby choose which items go into recycling.

Community Walk – Litter in the Neighborhood - lesson plan
Learn about the impacts of litter in your community.

Organics

Compost Comic Strip - activity sheet
Create a comic strip of a banana peel's lifecycle.

Green Bin Waste Hunt - lesson plan
Score and talk about the waste trends in your neighbourhood.

Green Bin Match Up - activity sheet
Connect items that go in the green bin.

Sorting waste

Online Waste Sorting Game - (Grades K-1)
Learn which bin common waste items should go into through this multiple-choice game.

Other information

Kindergarten

In All About Waste, students learn about the importance of waste management.

Through song, story, and play, students are introduced to the 3R’s and how to sort their garbage, recycling, and green bin waste.

Lesson package:

  • Kindergarten lesson outline
  • Curriculum connections
  • PowerPoint presentation and notes
  • “Let’s sort it out” worksheet
  • School waste sorting posters
  • Access to an online waste sorting game

Download Kindergarten lesson plan and materials

Grade 1

In How to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle, students learn how to care for the environment through practicing the 3R’s in their daily lives.

This lesson includes a song, action planning activity, and waste sorting games.

Lesson package:

  • Grade 1 lesson outline
  • Curriculum connections
  • PowerPoint presentation and notes
  • “Green goals” worksheet
  • Waste match up worksheet
  • School waste sorting posters
  • Access to an online waste sorting game

Download Grade 1 lesson plan and materials