Children who are connected to their world and their environment are more likely to take action to care for it later in life. In this unit, students will explore key themes around sustainability through creativity.  Faber-Castell have long understood the importance of creativity to all people, especially to children. They are continuously searchin... Read more »

Tuning in

A tuning in activity helps students to define and focus on the issues they will be dealing with in the unit of work.

  1. Creative Sustainability: Connecting The Parts Of Our Environment – Years F to 2
    Creative Sustainability: Connecting The Parts Of Our Environment – Years F to 2

Finding Out

Students will need to obtain more information about the issues they are going to investigate. They can identify questions of interest and research these either in small groups or on their own. Once information is gathered, it can be shared using chosen communication methods e.g. short presentations. Students can continue finding out by completing a range of investigations, including gathering data. They use appropriate methods to present and communicate what they have found out.

  1. Creative Sustainability: Helping Hands – Years F to 2
    Creative Sustainability: Helping Hands – Years F to 2
  2. Creative Sustainability: Art Through The Seasons – Years F to 2
    Creative Sustainability: Art Through The Seasons – Years F to 2
  3. Creative Sustainability: Drawing Nature – Years F to 2
    Creative Sustainability: Drawing Nature – Years F to 2
  4. Creative Sustainability: The Colours Of Waste – Years F to 2
    Creative Sustainability: The Colours Of Waste – Years F to 2

Additional Activities for this Unit of Work

These activities are not part of this unit of work, however they may be useful as additions if you have the time.