Eddie’s Litterless Quest
Eddie is back on the road! Available for in-person shows or virtual visits
Eddie is a cat, a loveable puppet, and an environmental superhero that is standing up for all the critters of the world and the environment they live in.
Through humour, rhymes and song, children (grades P-3) learn the importance of keeping their neighbourhoods clean from litter and the importance of clean air, renewable energy and its conservation.
Eddie's Litterless Quest - In Person
Grade P-3 Focus: Waste diversion, nutrition, natural connection, empathy
Eddie is hitting the road to raise awareness about the garbage we humans throw around. Through an interactive presentation including humour, rhymes, songs, puppets and problem solving, children will learn the importance of not littering and keeping their neighbourhoods clean.
The ‘Quest’ is an educational month-long challenge for students reduce the amount of waste in their classroom and lunches. Students will participate in a variety of teacher-led activities that, through a cross-curricular approach, will teach them about waste, health and nutrition, and how to make an impact in their communities. These activities will be provided to teachers with additional resources, support and continued curriculum-alignment.
Program length: Eddie’s Litterless Quest consists of a 1-hour performance held in a classroom or gymnasium environment. The ‘Quest’ consists of a month-long in-class challenge, complete with tracking tools and lesson plans, as well as an optional final (virtual) visit where possible.
Eddie's Litterless Quest - Virtual
Grade P-3 Focus: Waste Diversion, nutrition, natural connection, empathy
In our virtual visits, Eddie jumps onto the screen for his quest to rid the world of a very icky problem… litter!
Through humour, rhymes, and story, children (grades P-3) learn the importance of keeping their neighbourhoods clean from litter and how actions in their daily lives can help the environment.
Classes who participate in the webinar presentation will be invited to take part in Eddie’s Litterless ‘Quest’; variety of teacher-led activities that, through a cross-curricular approach, will teach learners about waste, health and nutrition, and how to make an impact in their communities. These activities will be provided to teachers with additional resources, support, and continued curriculum-alignment.
Capping off the program is a ‘drop in’ to your classroom (from Eddie’s very special friend, Big Foot) to congratulate students on their litterless actions!
Program length: 30 minutes virtual presentation. ‘Quest’ activities can be completed over 1 month (flexible). Follow-up ‘special visit’ webinar for groups completing the Quest is 15-20 minutes.
Requirements: A classroom computer (preferably with webcam), a good internet connection, external speaker(s), and the ability to connect or project your computer to a larger screen for the group to watch.
Booking information and details
How much does the program cost?
All of Clean’s school based programs are free to public schools and First Nations schools for the 2021-2022 academic year. For private schools and community groups, please contact us for more information.
How long is the presentation and how many presentations can I book in 1 day?
Our virtual sessions are approximately 30-35 minutes long.
The in-person presentation is approximately 60 minutes long and our puppeteer is able to deliver up to two presentations per day (Includes break in between)
What grades can I book?
Primary – Three (Mix grades welcome)
Are these programs offered in French?
The Eddie program is available in English only at this time.
How many learners can participate?
Virtual classes are recommended to be no more than 25-30 learners per session.
For our in-person visits, one to three classes of approximately 25 learners each is preferred, but accommodations can be made for larger or smaller groups.
When is this program offered?
This program is offered between September and June.
What type of space is needed?
Virtual shows: The ideal arrangement for virtual sessions is a large screen at the front of the room, connected to a computer, laptop, or tablet that is also at the front of the room, facing students. Speakers should also be connected to the device to ensure all learners can hear the presentation. Please ensure you have a working internet connection capable of video prior to the performance.
In-person: Any classroom, library or gymnasium will work (depends on the number of learners attending). There needs to be space large enough to accommodate a 4-foot long table with room enough to move around behind the table.
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