Collect the samplings of seeds such as pulses, sprouts, from household. Place these seeds in an open air container. Place a moist surface of cotton underneath and sprinkle some water on top of it. Water these seeds regularly. Place it in a place receiving sufficient sunlight such next to a window or in the balcony. In a week’s time the seed starts to germinate and one can observe the sapling growing.
Allow your imagination to run wild by using scrap in a creative manner. (i) Pen holders Collect the scrap bottles like cold drink cans of the area around. Cut the lower portion neatly Decorate it artistically to make pen holders. (ii) Wood hanger...
Conserve electricity: switch off lights, fans and other electronic appliances when not in use and encourage your friends and family members to do the same. Don’t keep the water tap open when you are brushing your teeth. This will conserve water. Don’t waste food. Feed uneaten food to stray animals. Do not litter on the streets. Always throw waste in a dustbin.
Study the different kinds of flowers, plants, trees in your garden. Try identifying the different parts of a tree and. Collect leaves, twigs and paste in a scrap book along with their names.
Make posters and slogans for Earth Day. Cut newspaper articles and photographs about environment-related issues and create your own scrap book. Try forming a timeline of important environmental events simultaneously. Watch an interesting cartoon show or movie based on environmental issues, like the Disney film ‘Earth’, once a month with a group of friends.