Category Archives: Working with Children

Reusing plastics in the classroom

  Recent studies have shown that huge amounts of plastics are floating in the world’s oceans, causing harm to marine wildlife and eventually to us humans. It is very important that we take this issue seriously and to coordinate actions … Continue reading

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Ecopazifico…My experience

For 3 weeks I lived with the Ecopazifico team in the pacific coast of Colombia in the town of La Barra. This initiative was born in the heart of Rommy Schriber a committed and inspiring leader who was born and … Continue reading

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Vision Eco Bricks

Close your eyes and imagine the place where you live and the surroundings. Imagine that everything looks very clean. You can see no litter on the streets, parks, river or beaches. You observe instead beautiful green spaces, playgrounds and herb … Continue reading

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Weaving with plastic straws and plastic bags / Tejido con pitillos y bolsas plásticas

                      Happy 2014!  From now on my posts will  be shorter and bi-lingual. I am now living In Venezuela so I will be writing in Spanish also. ¡Feliz 2014! ¡Este … Continue reading

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Spring into Gardening

Everyone’s invited this  Sunday the 13th of October for a day of FUN at the Victoria Gardens. There will be free activities for everyone, including presentations, demonstrations, children’s activities and market stalls. I will be there with BagsRevolt making Sea … Continue reading

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Making Sea Creatures with Plastics

The workshop: Making Sea Creatures with Plastics  that I facilitated at the Port Phillip Ecocentre  this past Saturday  was one of the most fun and productive workshops yet! I was surprised at the great turnout considering it was planned and … Continue reading

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Plastic Earth Mandala

The Plastic Earth Mandala was a collaborative community art installation that I facilitated for the 2013 World Environment Day Celebration at the St Kilda Town Hall. It was made by children and adults, who added their touch of creativity within … Continue reading

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Creative Community In Action Protecting The Bay!

This  Past Sunday 7th of April was a glorious sunny day at St kilda Beach where several community groups came together to showcase their work  in maintaining the beautiful Port Phillip Bay clean and healthy. The groups there were Baykeepers, … Continue reading

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Come and Celebrate BayCare Day!

Do you love Port Phillip Bay? Come and see local community action to protect our Bay. The event will be this Sunday 7th April, 10.30am to 1pm at the St Kilda Pier and beach. It’s a great opportunity to meet … Continue reading

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Making Puppets from PET Bottles in Mexico

        It’s been 5 days since I left Melbourne on a trip back home to Venezuela for 3 months. I am making a 12-day stop in Playa del Carmen, Mexico to visit my mother, brother and his … Continue reading

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