In Allensbach, children from 3 kindergartens and one elemantary school are participating each year. The 243 children collected 3,332 Green Footprints. The groups go into the issue of local products ans collect many additional footprints.
The children of the Montesori-kindergarten did not made foot- but handprints and tinkered a wonderful tree.
You can finde a short report on their activities here (pdf, 260 kb, german only)
Further information on the ZOOM campaign in Allensbach you can finde on the website of the city
The Kita Haus Löwenzahn participatet with 12 children between 2 and 10 years old and collected 151 Green Footprints.
They wrote to us:
Thanks a lot for your commitment and the great campaign material!
As you can see in the photos, the children hat lot of fun during their excursion. Not only playing in the mud but they had also everything with them to make their footprints (and if you take a closer look, you can see pieces of forest floor here and there...)
The children from the forest kindergarten "Buntsprechte" collected 368 Green Footprints.
Elena has so much Footprints because she collected togegther with Tom.
In June 2012, the Kinderhaus "Pusteblume" startet a project "Zu Fuß in das Kinderhaus" ("Go by Foot to the Kinderhaus"). All children and their parents participated. While 20 "Schubidukinder" (Schubidu-children, children that start going to school) collected Green Footprints, 66 younger children collected stamps.
They counted the stamps as Footprints and collected 1778 Green Footprints.
The director wrote:
Together we walked 896 km. A colleague calculated how much CO2 we saved - 140kg. We showed the children, how much sand 140kg is.We filled the sandbox with 14 buckets with 10l each. We were very surprised how much it really is.
The "Schubidus" became environment detectives. There was a light detective how took care of the light. The water detective controlled the water plug and the trash detective collected the trash in the garden and put them in the trash cans.
This year, the August-Lämmle-Schulen collected again: 12 088 Green Footprints.
The first classes (86 children) have collected 929 Green Footprints during 1 week, and the 2nd and 4th grades (219) collected 11 169 Green Footprints during 6 weeks. That makes a total of 12 098 and is enough to travel to Katar and back - Congratulations!
The elementary school in Mötzingen took part for the first time and collected Green Footprints with all classes.
Here you can see their posters and the wish feet for the politicians.
In the Bergfeldschule Sachsenheim all children from 2nd and 4th grade were ZOOMing in and together collected 2416 Green Footprints. They also sent us many goods reasons for walking to school: