In the DRK family center „Pusteblume“, 32 “energy land 2050 mini ambassadors" collected exactly 176 green footprints!
Besides the green footprints the also worked on the topics collection and separation of waste, handicrafts with waste and collection of experience for resources-orientated action with a rolling chicken wagon.
Also the children of two groups of daycare center Arche Noah participated this year and collected 672 green footprints.
The director of the center wrote:
"This year the focus was on the topic of energy and thus here alone
212 green footprints were collected.
418 green footprints were added and 42 in the sector of nutrition.
We had much fun again and learned several things, too!"
From daycare center Falken, 40 children from the groups Sun, Stars and Rainbow participated and sent us their wish footprints.
The children from daycare center Bermaringen were busy collecting green footprints. They sent us the following report:
Finally we can start to collect green footprints!
On Monday, 20 April 2015 the polar bear mother explained to her small polar bear child “Lenni” why its ice floe had broken off: The earth is running a temperature.
But there’s rescue on the way: There are great children in a very special town! There, the children convince their parents, grand parents… that they won’t be brought to and collected from kindergarten by car. The cars make our earth sick.
The children of kindergarten Bermaringen were highly motivated that they promised to the polar bear child that in the future (not only for these two weeks), they will go to kindergarten as many times as possible by foot, bike, scooter, skate board and roller blades, but not by car.
These green footprints will be handed over at the Climate Conference in Paris in November and hoping that politicians will finally do something, too”. (Quote: child, 6 years from preschool.
“I wish this for the future of our earth.”
Thanks to our local representative for her spontaneous promise to welcome us!
Team of daycare center Bermaringen.
On 19 May 2015 Ms Mayer will receive the green footprints from our “Schlaumäusen” in the town hall and will carry them to Blaustein. The handmade footprints on which the children drew things, will be handed over in a treasure chest.
Many thanks to the children of the environmental working group of primary school Bermaringen who supported us in collecting green footprints.
The children of the school “GGS Ennertschule” motivated their parents to leave the car during the action week.
Due to that, one or the other way was done by foot, scooter or bike. For each collected way the children stamped a thumb print.
Some of the children walked different ways to school.
Before the summer holidays, the children of day care center Droste-Hülshoff in Brakel-Bökendorf had been on the move and were busy collecting green footprints - 495 all together!
In the school "Schule am Wasserturm" children from 12 classes collected 8,489 green footprints and were busy designing wish feet.
In the family center „Kinderland Greven" 78 children collected 511 green footprints.
At the “day without current” together with Olaf Pochert/ Climate Protection Manager of the city of Greven, the children cooked with a solar cooker.
On the 9 July mayor Vennemeyer thanked the children and the kindergarten personally for their commitment and awarded them, in the name of district administrator Thomas Kubendorff, as mini energy land 2050 ambassador.
In the children land – family center Grollenburg 13 children collected 103 green footprints and wrote a mobility diary. Furthermore, they worked on the working sheets with the topic “How do you like to get around?”.
In Höxter children from 5 institutions were busy collecting green footprints.
In the Catholic kindergarten “St.Peter und Paul“ the children of the group „Wackelzahnkinder were busy collecting green footprints. On the picture you can see them with their certificates in the gym room. They had much fun during the collection week and the vehicle fleet in front of the kindergarten shows that the environmental friendly way is already taken for granted by some children.
In the school “Petrischule Höxter“ the children of the 2nd grade participated in the” Kids on the Move campaign”. During one week, they wrote down the climate friendly ways they used on the timetable. There they could find also the many ways and destinations for them in the afternoon: sports field, gym, public library, music school, grandma and grandpa and friends of course. Class 2 a additionally put a green sticker on the “Kids on the Move” poster: Those who are counting these, should count 451 stickers!
Two classes of the school “IOGS- Kretzerstraße” collected green footprints for the first time – and this very diligently: they have sent us 348 green footprints together with great posters and wish feet.
The first 5 pictures show the call of the “Wiesenklasse”: Protect our world!
In these letters the pupils of the 1st grade tried to express their wishes to the climate politicians.
These are the green feet of the class “Waldklasse” on which they had been travelling through the whole city.
In the district Höxter children of many daycare centers and primary schoool participated in the “Kids on the move” campaign. For ine week the small climate protection activists reported all of their ways which they took in an environmentally friendly manner by foot, scooter or bike, as well as by bus or train.
The children of civic daycare center “"Flotte Rassebande" in Brakel-Riesel were already on the move and lined up with the campaign logo for a press photo. They were allowed to take their favourite vehicle from the center’s fleet to the sidewalk.
For further information and photos, please visit the website of the districts.
1,235 children from Löhne are sending 10,759 green footprints to Paris.
They have a simple message:
“Climate Protection is often very easy – you simply have to do it!"
For the 14th time the primary school pupils from Löhne are a good example for their parents: Instead of going to school by mom or dad taxi, they prefer to go to school on their own by foot or bike.
In only 5 days they saved more than 10,759 car rides.
During the 9th Climate Protection Day of Löhne in September 2015, the old mayor Heinz-Dieter Held thanked the children for that.
On 3 December, the birthday of Löhnchen, Climate Alliance Löhne will hand over the well-deserved certificates to the children. And as a thank you everybody will receive a reflector with the inscription: “Walk to school – good for the climate!”
“Chuckle alarm” at the childrens daycare center Alt-Lotter Kinderland. The soles of foot of the children were painted green. And this tickles! After that, the little ones walked over two lengths of wallpaper. Their footprints are symbolizing the numerous “green footprints” which they have been walking during the campaign week. Not only the children of Kinderland have left green prints on the wallpapers, they also have collected many “green footprints” points, as they were on the move by foot, scooter, bike and bus instead of by car.
Photo: Ursula Holtgrewe
In 2015, children of two institutions participated there.
The children of the daycare center St. Martin collected 250 green footprints. In doing so they were great role models for parents and friends and along with that ambassadors for a sustainable way of life.
When the children’s parliament handed over their collected green footprints to the mayor Kai Hutzenlaub on 18 May 2015, he summarized the children’s commitment like that: “The commitment and enthusiasm of the children is remarkable!”
The following statements ” regarding the campaign came from daycare center “Kinderkiste":
“We never had that many bikes in the “Kinderkiste”.
“Paul did the longest way with around 6 km for each ways.”
"Especially the preschool children were ambitious in saving energy, switching off
the light, closing the fridge and many other things about which they are
always talking with their parents.”
The chidren of DRK family center Niederesch collected 388 green fooprints and sent us These great feet:
Three groups of the family center St. Konrad participated and together collected 345 green footprints.
The team wrote us:
“We had much fun participating in this project. The children were highly motivated
and had been supported well by their parents. Many, who were normally brought
by car, went to kindergarten by bike for the whole week.
Us, the kindergarten teachers, learned more about climate protection with help of
the modules and passed that on to the children in a playful manner.
Also the meaningful pictures and stories of the children from other countries were
very helpful in working with the children.
In 2015, 21 day care centres and elementary schools took part with more than 2100 children.
The pupils of primary school Bünkenberg-Widdert were especially wishing for car and smoke free days!!!
From primary school „am Rosenkamp“ we received many politicians wish footprints – it’s worth reading them!
Also at the Protestant kindergarten in Westerkappeln children were busy collecting green footprints and making politicians wish footprints.