Helping the environment and stimulating imagination
Over the last few years there has been a move away from bright plastic in Early Years settings. Not only is this good for the children but also for the environment. There are a number of local suppliers where you can obtain recycled materials for loose parts play.
Link to Scrapstore: http://www.grcltd.org/scrapstore
Link to The Recycling Shop which hosts Recycling for Education: https://therecyclingshop.com/
How you can be more environmentally friendly
Energy saving ideas
Here are some quick wins for saving energy!
Cycling to work
Did you know you can save up to 48.25% on a new bike using the Bike2Work Scheme? This has the dual benefit of cutting your fuel costs AND building exercise into your day!
Whilst the cost of the living crisis keeps rising, this means that everyone is watching budgets, but it's important not to forget the wider impact of our purchases. Have a look at the Ethical Consumer website for more information across a wider spectrum of areas.