This video is for theme „Nutrition“ and the idea is how to promote children to consume milk.
There are some children who do not like to drink milk as such. So the idea is to make „home-made ice-cream“. Children themselves pick berries and put them into icecream mould and add some sugar and milk. And after keeping it in deep-freezer for a while, the self-made icecream is ready. And children are proud and enjoy it. Thereby consuming milk in a bit different form.
This example can be used for any other food – the idea being to involve children in the process of making the food so that it would be fun.
It can be done in families (family based learning) as well as in kindergrarten or school.
Some explanations to the provided case studies / best practice examples
- All the 3 training materials have been tested/trialled by us in different places of Estonia. That is the reason why a map has not been provided – they are not dependant on a geographical region and can be carried out all over the country.
- The piloting target groups have included representatives with different social and economical background as well as different age groups
- The trainings are also suitable for adults and we feel that it is very important to teach these kinds of things to adults, as they should be role models and it is from them that children should learn how to behave in an environmentally friendly way.
- It would be possible to include more details in the training material. However, intentionally we have not done so. The training material examples in the present form, being relatively general, can be easier adapted to the situation in different countries as well as the different target groups. The specifics of how to adapt the materials depend on the local conditions and the previous experiences of the target group as well as their knowledge on these subjects.
Some statistical information that might be of interest (and which influences also the backtround of the target groups and countries): According to Living Planet Report 2000 the Earth can sustain a level of 2.3 hectares per person (ecological footprint).
3 case studies
Renovating an old chair
Renovating an old window