An empty 1.5 or 2 litre fizzy drink bottle with label removedCompost bottle completed

       Sharp scissors/craft knife

      Garden soil

      Green waste – flowers, leaves, kitchen scraps

      Shredded newspaper

      Handful of blood and bone (or other garden fertiliser)

      Water spray

      Packing tape

      Small square of breathable cloth (a chux cloth works well)

      String/rubber band


                         Clear soft drink bottle  Rain gauge


                         Marker pen




Magnifying glass                           Activities to do with Soil

                             Exploring the soil is a great way                                for children to learn how  to care for Papatūanuku 

                    Here are two activities for exploring soil