Lets go plogging

AQUiLA THE GREEN ISSUE ACTIVITY

GoPlogging !

Learning objectives
– Beanactivepartofyourlocalcommunity – Enjoyexercise
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1 hour + Individual , pairs , or small group work . Difficulty : Easy Peasy

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Helo , planet-savers !
You ’ veheardofjogging , right ? ButhowaboutPLOGGING ? Whatcouldthatbe , doyouthink ? Pirouetingandjigging ? Prancingandjogging ? Plantingandjogging ? Giveup ? OK , it ’ spickingliterANDjogging ! Clever , eh ? Yourmissionisto team upwithsomebuddiesandcombineagoodrunaboutwithsomeheart-racing , sweat-inducing , community-tidying , planet-savingliterpicking ! Let ’ sgo !

Getstarted

Phase 1 :
Assembleyourposseofploggingpioneersandstretchwhileyouplanyourroute . Parksareagoodplacetogo , there ’ softendiscardeddrinkbotlesorcrisppackets tobefoundruiningtheambience . Arm yourselveswitharecyclablerubbishbag each , putonyourglovestoprotectyourhandsandstayclean , andheadout !
Phase 2 :
Nowyou ’ reatyourchosendestination , let ’ sintroduceacompetitiveelement . Whocangetthemostrubbish ? Idealythosebagsneedtobeful , butdon ’ tcary somuchthatyoucouldhurtyourself . Pleasedon ’ tpickupanybrokenglassor anythingthatyoudon ’ trecogniseasregularrubbish – checkwithyourgrown-up ifthereisanythingyou ’ reunsureof .
You will need – Recyclablerubbishbags – Adrinktokeepyouhydrated – Agrown-uptohelpkeepyousafe – Reusablegloves – Handsanitiser ( optional )
Phase 3 :
Wilyourteam haveatimelimit ? Howmuchcanyoucolectin30minutesofsolid plogging ( splogging ?)? Ifeachpersonhastheirowngrown-up , youcouldsplitup andplogindifferentareassoyou ’ renotcoveringexactlythesameground . Get plogging !
Phase 4 :
Nowyou ’ re�nished , withabagfulofrubbishandasweatysenseofachievement – it ’ stimetocompareloots . Askanimpartialgrown-uptodecidewhohaswon – but remember , you ’ vealwon , realy .
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