Diego, 3, Beatriz, additionally 3, and Ana Lívia, 4, paint the tires that shield the backyard. Vitor, Laura and Samuel, all 3, work with the seeds they’ve collected across the neighbor’s pond to create work that shall be a part of a neighborhood and household exhibition. These are the actions of the environmental schooling challenge “De Boa na Lagoa” of the Antônia Joana Barsi Ferrari Municipal Daycare, within the area of João Aranha, Paulínia. “It’s a lot simpler to show a baby to deal with the setting, to keep away from waste than an grownup”, says the director of this unit, Tânia do Amaral Gomes.
The work with 86 college students, aged between 0 and 4 years, began a 12 months and a half in the past, continues and contains actions equivalent to using recyclable supplies, sustainability, conservation and interplay with the setting, high quality of life and different actions associated to the educating challenge. Furthermore, the transformative motion that passes by way of the fingers of those kids has made them characters of change within the society wherein they reside, a low-income housing.
Environmental schooling actions are additionally a matter of citizenship, as they entice the participation of fogeys and different residents, who’ve taken half in a joint effort to revitalize the realm across the childcare heart, which is now not a dumping floor and take away the drug customers who roamed close by.. All actions have participation and the energetic participation of the group that also makes use of diapers , pacifiers and issue talking.
Whereas residents repaired the sidewalk and created a mural to deal with the kindergarten’s nameplate, the youngsters painted and used hand-stamping methods to create shapes of fish, butterflies, flowers and different designs. Adults set up concrete picnic tables to encourage environment friendly use of the pool. The ornament with a mosaic of animal bottles carried the small ones.
All of them all the time respect the strengths and skills of adults and kids. A murals is just not anticipated, however one thing made with purity, love, dedication and keenness. This involvement led to the crocodile changing into the image of the childcare heart. There are drawings and toys made by college students with reusable supplies.
Even a tree crawler was connected to the daytime playground from the fallen timber on the shore of the lake. The adults minimize the logs to kind, the youngsters participated by portray them inexperienced. “This relationship between the varsity and the neighborhood is necessary to the success of the challenge”, says the director of the day care.
All actions are surrounded by the ideas of ecosystem stability. The scholars be taught that the waste dumped within the lake endangers the fish and crocodiles that reside there, and so they start to demand modifications within the conduct of fogeys and different individuals with a view to save the animals and vegetation.
With works of this sort, the work developed on the childcare heart of Antônia Ferrari received the world. The actions of “De Boa na Lagoa” lately obtained worldwide recognition by profitable the Sustainable Training Award for Youngsters on the 74th Omep World Convention, which was held from July 12 to fifteen, in Athens, Greece.
The Worldwide Group for Early Childhood Training (OECE) was created in 1948 to assist kids after the Second World Struggle. This marketing campaign was a method to unite completely different individuals to share data and promote actions that assist early childhood schooling all over the world.
Though it has solely been round for a short while, that is the fourth award for the challenge. He received three extra nationwide awards, Histórias que Transformam, Fundação Lemman Connecting good deeds and Meu Pátio é o Mundo, which led him to develop into the consultant of Latin America at Omep.
“De Boa na Lagoa” follows the tactic of built-in studying that was adopted a 12 months and a half in the past within the faculty, which has by no means been seen on the earth for use within the schooling of younger kids, says Tânia, who used this precept when he took workplace.
He’s mapping and analyzing initiatives on this space as a part of his doctoral thesis, which shall be offered in 2024 on the College of Extremadura in Badajoz, Spain. “What exists at present was carried out in major faculties and excessive faculties”, he explains.
On the finish of this month, Tânia and lecturers Eloina da Silva and Caroline Ferreira will educate “De Boa na Lagoa” on the twenty fifth Worldwide Seminar on Solidarity Studying, which shall be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This occasion will happen on the Latin American Middle for Studying and Solidarity Service (Clayss), which helps the challenge in Paulínia.
“This can be a steady work to understand the place we’re in, with the concepts of citizenship, conservation and respect for individuals and the setting”, says Eloina and Caroline. The seminar shall be attended by lecturers, directors and college students of all ranges of schooling, members and leaders of native and neighborhood organizations.
The intention is to alternate concepts and worldwide experiences between faculties, larger schooling establishments, universities and social organizations that develop joint academic initiatives. All of the merchandise made this 12 months by the scholars of the childcare heart Antônia Ferrari can even be offered in an exhibition to be held in September or October for the households and neighborhood of João Aranha.
The youngsters additionally made a video presentation about environmental conservation that shall be proven through the occasion. Tânia explains that she had already used built-in schooling within the faculty the place she labored in Limeira, the place she lived for 15 years, however with actions geared toward college students with particular wants.
After being accepted into the general public competitors, he moved to Paulínia. That is the place Clays proposed the event of an concept within the space of early childhood schooling. “I believe it is going to be a really troublesome problem because it entails very younger kids”, says Tânia. Nevertheless, after exposing the proposal and getting the entire workforce concerned within the challenge, from the servants to the lecturers, he determined to go forward. The outcomes are already being collected.