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Holistic Planning

Theme:
A. Introducing permaculture
B. Living nature
C. Design
D. Growing food
E. Built environment and resource use
F. Social permaculture
Holistic planning (HP):
Eyes
Hands
Heart
Head
Age:
3-6
7-12

Theme  Topic  Sub Topic Age HP Details
Using nature's gifts wisely What happens to our waste? Sort different recyclable materials in the right container according to types
Using nature's gifts wisely What happens to our waste? Role play a life cycle of beings and things - growth, death and decay e.g. plants, plastic item.
Using nature's gifts wisely What happens to our waste? Feel the need for a nice clean (unpolluted) planet, e.g. through story or song.
Using nature's gifts wisely What happens to our waste? Give thanks for the natural materials you use, ask permission to take the materials from nature, the tree, the riverbed etc. and promise to use them wisely.
Using nature's gifts wisely What happens to our waste? Learn that some materials can be used again and again.
Using nature's gifts wisely Using the power of water, air and sun See how the wind and water can make turbines turn.
Using nature's gifts wisely Using the power of water, air and sun Explore the power of wind by playing with kites and seeing what other things can fly.
Using nature's gifts wisely Using the power of water, air and sun Play with a toy/wheel that turns in the wind or water.
Using nature's gifts wisely Using the power of water, air and sun Play with making things warm in the sun, e.g. a full water bottle (painted black).
Using nature's gifts wisely Handcrafts See and touch different hand crafts made from different materials.
Using nature's gifts wisely Handcrafts Create and decorate clothes (e.g. sewing, knitting, crochet, embroidery).
Using nature's gifts wisely Handcrafts Make useful items out of wood, through sawing, carving, hand-drilling, pyrography etc.
Using nature's gifts wisely Handcrafts Make useful items from clay.
Using nature's gifts wisely Handcrafts Celebrate and exhibit handcrafts.
Using nature's gifts wisely Where resources come from and the effects of their use Observe the decaying of an apple in various mediums (air, water, oil, vinegar, soil with worms etc.)
Using nature's gifts wisely Where resources come from and the effects of their use Blindfolded, compare the tastes and smells of foods that were grown in the school garden or bought from the local supermarket.
Using nature's gifts wisely Where resources come from and the effects of their use Visit a nearby landfill or water treatment system.
Using nature's gifts wisely Where resources come from and the effects of their use See how electricity can be made from heat (e.g. coal/wood) e.g. using a wood stove fan.
Using nature's gifts wisely Where resources come from and the effects of their use Measure water use for a period of time, then find different ways to reduce water use.
Using nature's gifts wisely Where resources come from and the effects of their use Measure electricity use for a period of time, then find different ways to reduce electricity use.

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