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Recycling bin

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A fun reminder of what should be put in your recycling bin.

1. Gather your material. You will need empty cereal boxes, white glue and/or hot glue, adhesive tape (not shown), scissors, grocery store flyers, two sheets of green construction paper, white cardboard, and a rectangular box.

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2. Use the green construction paper to wrap the rectangular box. Use white glue or adhesive tape to stick the paper on the box.

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3. Cut three arrows out of the white cardboard.

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4. Fold each arrow and arrange them on the face of the rectangular box to represent a recycling logo as shown.

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5. Cut various items with recyclable containers (glass bottles, plastic containers, cardboard boxes, metal cans, etc.) out of the grocery store flyers.

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6. Glue them on the open cereal boxes.

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7. Cut them out, leaving a few extra centimetres at the bottom of each item. Fold these bottom sections back and use them to glue the items on the top of your rectangular box.

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8. Arrange the items on the top of the box, bending them back so they remain standing up to make it look like they are sticking out of your recycling bin.

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9. Set your miniature recycling bin next to your actual bin. Children can use it to determine which empty containers can be recycled.

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Patricia-Ann Morrison



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