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Holistic Planning

A. Introducing permaculture
B. Living nature
C. Design
D. Growing food
E. Built environment and resource use
F. Social permaculture
Holistic planning (HP):

Theme  Topic  Sub Topic Age HP Details
Buildings Natural building materials Learn vocabulary for natural building materials, such as moss, straw, clay.
Buildings Natural building materials Learn basic tool safety rules, e.g. when carrying a tool always walk (not run), hold it in a safe way, the names of the different parts of the tool (e.g. handle, blade).
Buildings Natural building materials Be grateful for nature and the materials it provides by thanking all of the different natural elements that helped to build your house (if you see wood, thank trees, stones thank the earth) - draw symbols of each of these elements and make a collage to hang in the entrance.
Buildings Natural building materials Celebrate what you have built with friends.
Buildings Natural building materials Use tools such as spades, hammers, saws, as appropriate to their age.
Buildings Natural building materials Build with natural building materials - wood, moss, straw, clay.
Buildings Natural building materials Feel different textures and warmth of natural building materials with bare feet or hands (e.g. straw bale).
Buildings Homes Find out what kind of different homes animals and people need.
Buildings Homes Think about what would make a home or bug hotel cosy and lovely for the inhabitants - thinking about the aesthetics.
Buildings Homes Build homes for fairies and/or animals using natural materials (sticks, stones, etc.)

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