Buster’s Litter Blasting Activity Book (1st to 5th Grade) Buster the Brown Thrasher helps kids to learn how to clean-up and prevent litter. The booklet includes games, puzzles, coloring sheets, and activities.
Community Tool Shed KACCB has a variety of tools for free loan for school and community projects. Tools range from construction to gardening and are available on a first come first serve basis. Visit our website at: http://athensclarkecounty.com/index.aspx?NID=1395 to see a list of available tools and submit a reservation today.
Compost Bins KACCB sells Earth Machine compost bins to support cleanup and beautification projects. Bins are available for $49 and a limited number of “scratch and dent” bins are available to schools for free when they are available.
Litter Magnets (1st grade to 99 years) A set of 56 word magnets to compose poems and slogans on any filing cabinet or refrigerator. A great way to help kids think about the ways they can beautify their surroundings and encourage those around them to do the same.
“I Dig a Clean Athens” Worm Tattoos (1st grade to 99 years) Temporary tattoos that say “I Dig a Clean Athens” and sport a picture of a friendly earthworm are available for classroom use.
“I Dig A Clean Athens” Buckets (K to 4th Grades) Small plastic buckets perfect for playground and planting use or for small volume litter pickup are available for classrooms.
Seed Packets (All Ages) Call to request packets of seeds for planting on school grounds. Marigolds, Sunflowers, Zinnias, Peas, Radishes, Cucumbers, and Pumpkins. A limited selection of other vegetable seeds are also available.
Trees (All Ages) KACCB has a limited number of trees of various varieties for schoolyard and community project plantings. Call to find out which varieties are available and request trees for your planting project.
Worm Bin (All Ages) Borrow KACCB’s worm bin and let your class see worms at work right inside your classroom. Just give them shredded newspaper, classroom snack scraps (fruit and veggies), and keep them moist and they will show you how they turn your garbage into garden gold.
School Garden Network KACCB is the chair of the Community Garden Network’s school garden committee and has a range of resources to help you find the resources and support you need to start and maintain your school garden. Go to: School Gardens to join the school garden listserve, access our resource listings, or connect to the Hands On NE Georgia volunteer database.
KAB Man (5th to Adult) Keep America Beautiful Man is on the job with his own website featuring videos of one superheroes quest to Be Clean and Live Green. Watch cartoon episodes of KAB Man in fun, five-minute videos as he educates about litter and recycling. www.kabman.org
Clean Sweep USA (3rd to 5th) A Keep America Beautiful community designed to motivate grades 5-8 to prevent litter, reduce waste, and beautify their hometowns. This website features games and lessons, including teacher resources, to help educate about littering and beautification.