Many of us buy products made with recycled materials with the belief we are doing the right thing. We also feel good about ourselves when we sort items and place them in the correct recycling bins, and it is completely understandable too. We are going to that extra bit of effort – despite our busy […]
Sustainability Training in a Box
TOOLS FOR TEACHING SUSTAINABILITY
WHAT IS BACKYARD IN A BOX?
With over 170 learning experiences and extensions mapped to the EYLF, BBB and NQF, we strive to connect educators and students with the common goal – to learn and practice sustainability.
Our program assists with:
- Building sustainability capacity in staff, families and communities
- Classroom programming
- Observations and reporting for children
- Family and community engagement
- Developing centre Policies and Procedures
- Redefining Daily Routines
- Staff orientation and induction
Sustainability resources & equipment delivered to your door.
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Your health is your greatest asset, not your house as traditional rhetoric would lead you to believe. Grow delicious, vigorous, chemical free food and importantly experiment with foods that are beneficial to your body and its particular nuances. The one size fits all approach to health, well being, fitness is flawed. As a species we share commonalities but ultimately when it comes to health, you are unique and in life there are many, many shades of grey.
FROM THE BLOG
And what do worms have to do with this anyway? Well, everything actually. Charles Darwin referred to earthworms as natures ploughs. Much like human engineers worms change the structure of their environment. Worms aerate soils and breakdown dead organic matter in a process known as decomposition. Worms eat and pass organic matter allowing bacteria […]
Here are 5 tips that will help you survive assessment and rating. Like most things in life, the more organised and prepared you are, the better! 1. Keep your QIP up to date This is key to a smooth assessment and rating experience. Sure, day-to-day is crazy busy in centres but prioritising the QIP will […]
Get involved at home
Recognising the value of continuity for children, families and educators, Backyard In A Box has Community Resources and School Readiness Resources, in all 7 modules, available for purchase by families and community organisations.
We have special Backyard In A Box resources just for parents.