Litter Patrol - FamilyEducation

Litter Patrol

by Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book

Here are some ways to talk about litter and the environment with your preschool child.

Disposing of waste is a problem of geographic dimensions.

  • Bag for litter
  • Gloves
  • Stick with pointed end


  1. Go on a neighborhood litter patrol with your child.
  2. You may want to wear gloves and use a stick with a pointed end to pick up the litter.
  3. Talk about litter, garbage, and recycling and how we can help control and take care of our surroundings.