Virginia is for Lovers, not Litter

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Student Activities

toys from recyclables

Create

Ages 6-11

Create your own litter bug out of newspaper and bottle caps found around your home or classroom as a reminder to not litter.

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bug craft Click Here for Printable Instructions

The litter bug is created from small recycled objects in your home or classroom. Start collecting newspapers, lids, buttons and other odds and ends that may be heading toward the trash or recycling bin a few days prior to creating this project.

Get social and tag #valoversnotlitter on Twitter or Instagram and show us your best creations.

saplings

Plant

Ages 12-14

Make your own seed paper and watch your plant or flower grow out of composted paper.

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Potted Flower Click Here for Printable Instructions

The seed paper is created from crushed paper products around your home and your favorite plant or flower seeds. Start by blending paper and water to create a paste, create a shape using a cookie cutter or your hands, add the seeds, and watch it grow.

Get social and tag #valoversnotlitter on Twitter or Instagram and show us your seed paper design and full blooms.

plogging

Plog

Ages 15 and up

Organize a plogging day with your sports team or organization around your school or training facility.

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Plogger

Plogging is a combination of jogging while picking up litter. It began in Sweden in 2016 and quickly has become a trend worldwide.

You’ll need gloves, a bag, hand sanitizer, and running shoes.

Get social and tag #vaplogging on Twitter or Instagram.