Our children had a wonderful time doing the project and
learned timely lessons on community service and environmental recycling.
-- Lakeville Elementary School, Great Neck, NY
It was a school-wide team day project, where kids
gathered in multi-age teams to complete the task of decorating two bags
each for Earth Day.
-- Wellington Elementary, Woodenville, WA
We’ll be using your site to do follow-up activities
such as reading and interpreting charts, reinforcing map skills and math
-- Dr. Mudd Elementary, Waldorf, MD
The messages were written in both Spanish and English,
since we are a Spanish Immersion school.
-- Cesar Chavez Elementary, Davis, CA
Thanks to Kroger...our students have the opportunity to
do their part along with our school’s white paper and newspaper
recycling program to show that they care about the environment
-- S.L. Lewis Elementary, College Park, GA
Our program went off without a hitch and was received
very well by the administration . The City of Woburn’s 2nd grade
classes in our 9 elementary schools participated.
-- Woburn, MA
Grocery Store Participation
The Albertson’s store manger was enthusiastic and
welcomed us! He then let the children go to the produce area and pick
out one piece of fruit to eat on our trip back to school.
-- Woodcrest Preschool, Newbury Park, CA
The manager had the bags hung like banners around the
store the weekend before Earth Day. Customers can request them for Earth
Day and after. The visual effect of decorated bags suspended on high has
gained the attention of even the casual shopper. -- Naval Avenue
Elementary School, Bremerton, WA
The children so enjoy doing this and our Eagles store
says the customers love them.
-- Raymond Marquith School, East Galesburg, IL
We also decorated a large banner to hang in our
Shop-n-Save grocery store that promoted the Earth Day Groceries Project.
-- Athol-Regional School System, Athol, MA
The manger and staff of Stratford Market were very
supportive... They will be passing out the decorated bags to their
customers and announcing over the PA system the purpose of our project.
-- St. Luke School, Stratford, NJ
Our local newspaper came and took a picture for the
newspaper The Daily Journal. We also displayed our project at the
"Showcase of Kankakee Schools" at a nearby mall.
-- Lafayette School, Kankakee, IL
Students will deliver the bags this Friday and our local
newspaper, The Hattiesburg American will be there to take
-- Thames Elementary, Hattiesburg, MS
We had a great time decorating 875 bags for our local
HEB. We then took several of the bags out to our local mall and made an
exhibit promoting community awareness.
-- Franklin Elementary, Port Arthur, TX
Our efforts were written about in the local newspapers
and carried on 3 local TV stations. The third graders were even
proclaimed "Home Town Heroes."
-- Kunkel Elementary, Middletown, PA
We are displaying 6 new bags daily in our school display
case with the heading "Educating the Community." We are also
including pictures showing the students’ work in progress.
-- Thomas Ultican Elementary, Blue Springs, MO
A local environmental magazine picked up the story and
published it for Earth Week...Our home page will feature many of the
beautiful designs our students created.
-- Lakewood Elementary, Victoria, BC
Creative Project Ideas
(Field trips to the grocery store, neighborhood
cleanups, artwork contests, challenges to other schools, bag inserts)
We worked with our local Kroger store. The children took
a field trip to the store to deliver the grocery bags in person.
-- Discovery Junction Preschool, Greenwood, IN
Our students will sack groceries in these decorated bags
during the week of April 22.
-- Pauline South Intermediate School, Wakarusa, KS
On the trip to deliver the bags back to the grocery
store, we cleaned the neighborhood sidewalks and boulevards.
-- Victory School, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
We also had a friendly judging competition of the bags.
-- Marticville Middle School, Pequea, PA
We challenge other schools in the South Shore School
Board to join us in showing our community how to reduce, reuse, and
-- Royal Charles School, Saint Hubert, Quebec