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Sponsored by: A fun, exciting program designed to teach youth the importance of taking care of the environment and how to do so! Manor ISD ACE Program

MNTHS Key Club

When: July 26th, 2012 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm Where: Manor Elementary School. Who: Students enrolled in the ACE summer extended care program. What: A program inspired by Dr. Seuss', the Lorax, aiming to inspire and inform youth on how to take care of the environment. The program will include a book reading, fun activities, a movie and a pizza dinner. Parents: You are welcome to join your child for dinner and the showing of The Lorax Movie at 4:30pm on the day of the event. To RSVP, please sign up online at the following link: http://speakforthetreesmanor.eventbrite.com/ Any questions? Feel free to e-mail us at any time! Malenie Leyva: malenie.leyva@manornewtech.org Dylan Randolph: dylan.randolph@manornewtech.org


3:00PM: Welcoming/Introductions 3:05PM: Book reading Begins 3:25PM: Lightswitch Activity Begins 3:55PM: Age groups break apart (Kinder-3rd, 4th-5th) 4:00PM: Recycling Relay begins (younger group) 4:00PM: Creative for a Cause begins (older group) 4:45PM: Movie and Dinner begins 6:15PM: Wrap-Up/Thank You

 Markers/Crayons  Butcher Paper/Poster Paper  Pizza for approximately 100 people (70 children, 20 parents, 10 volunteers)  70 The Lorax Books (for children to take home with them)

Light switch for light switch coloring activity. A video will be shown as well to show the global movement known as "Earth Hour" to show the importance of turning lights off and the impact it can have. Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FovYv8vf5_E


Total Children: 55 Rules: A lesson will be taught prior to the event teaching the difference between recyclables and trash. Once it has been taught, children will be taken outside to participate in the event. Children will be divided into teams by grade level, with one mentor each to provide encouragement and help if needed (especially for younger teams). There will be a total of four teams, and the goal is to successfully sort trash from recyclables into designated bins in the smallest amount of time possible. Supplies needed:  4 recycling bins  4 trash bins  4 storage bins  Trash (examples: napkins, Styrofoam cups, coat hangers)  Recyclables: (examples: milk cartons, newspapers, soda cans)


Total Children: 13 Activity: A video will be played that shows the creative reuse of cardboard to make a Christmas tree to spark interest (http://vimeo.com/7898522). The children will research and think of creative ways to reuse items around their households and make a poster of their findings. Afterwards, a campus cleanup competition will be held and two teams will race around campus to see who can collect the most trash. Supplies needed:  Computer lab (where this lesson will probably be held.. to provide resources for research)  Trash bags/Gloves for campus cleanup.  Markers/Crayons  Posters/Butcher Paper

Speak for the Trees  

Instructions for the Key Club book reading event.