Learn the World with Earth Cubs
Published: Thursday, July 2, 2020
Children aged from three to seven can learn all about the world and sustainability from a new educational platform.
Parents and teachers can access free resources, downloadable activities and an app to inspire young people to learn all about our environment.
Tooting resident and father of two small children, Toby Hunt, setup Earth Cubs as he has long believed there is a need for fun and creative resources which inspire children to learn more about the world they live in, and support the UN’s Global Goals.
Toby said: “I wanted to find a way to build excitement around sustainability and the environment. Our beautiful planet has so many incredible environments, all facing different issues. Earth Cubs was created to approach these issues in a positive way, empower children to make a difference and have fun at the same time!”
For children an interactive mobile game encourages creativity, numeracy and literacy. They get to meet fascinating characters like Antonio the Anteater in the rainforest or Nigel the Nervous Narwhal in the Arctic.
For parents simple to use home learning packs cover a wide-range of environments, activities and hints on making life more sustainable.
For teachers Earth Cubs lesson plan resources all fully aligned to EYFS and KS1 curriculum. Their complete lesson plans include: guided teaching steps, activities, outdoor learning ideas - all focused on the environment and sustainability.
Councillor Rory O’Broin, who leads on climate change, said: “Earth Cubs is a great way to bring sustainability messages to a younger audience, inspiring the next generation to learn about and take care of their world.
“All of Earth Cubs’ resources are free - from downloadable activities to an interactive app – giving Wandsworth residents one simple way to help spread the word about what kids can do to protect the world.”
Visit earthcubs.com to access the FREE home learning packs and teaching resources.
Find out more about Wandsworth Council’s ambition to become a carbon neutral organisation by 2030 and a zero-carbon one by 2050.