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Litter Patrol

Here are some ways to talk about litter and the environment with your preschool child.
By: Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book

Litter Patrol

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.

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