SEL Activity: Feed the Soil

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Activity: Students learn about composting and the importance of closing the loop in their food system. They then start a compost bin at home and/or in the classroom.

SEL Core Competencies: Responsible decision-making, self-management, self-efficacy  

Grades: 3-5

Time: 20 minutes

Essential Questions: What is composting? What are the benefits of composting? How can composting help our community?

Student Action: In the coming days/weeks, students take a step towards being composters at home and/or take action to inspire someone else to join in the effort!

Program Connections: This activity focuses on caring for the environment, a theme that runs through our core programs. To learn more, visit our PROGRAMS page.

Author: This activity was written by ThinkGive Student Advisory Board member Sophia Cherawala.

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