Traditionally native stingless bee honey was cherished, and played a significant role in rituals, art, mythology and social life. Sharing and gifting honey was important. Honey was often used for its medicinal purposes. Native stingless bee wax was used in making spears, didgeridoo mouth pieces and for sealing pots. Some Indigenous Australians put cotton or spider […]
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
The Backyard in a Box Native Stingless Bee Box is due for publication Thursday the 8th of March 2018. Almost 2 years in the making, our official partner, Melissa Ballantyne from Sydney Stingless Bees, has made valuable contributions to our latest education for sustainability resource. We would also like to thank all our schools who […]
Our rubbish tips are filling fast, we are running out of room here in Sydney and road trains are ferrying our waste northwards to Queensland. I’m sure New South Welshmen are unaware of this and, for the most part Queenslanders, whom I’m sure would not be happy to be the dumping site for Sydney’s waste. […]
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.
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