Recycling Labels Visual Prompts for Students

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Help students and adults visiting your room learn how to sort their waste in your classroom with these helpful visual prompts. Multiple versions are included, based upon a variety of wordings and potential sorting options of materials. Many schools/regions have different rules and this product has several options included. Download the preview for a better view!

1st - Paper recycling (including cardboard boxes) only vs. garbage

2nd - Paper recycling (cardboard boxes on the side) vs. garbage

3rd - Paper recycling (including cardboard boxes) only vs. waste

4th - Paper recycling (cardboard boxes on the side) vs. waste

5th - All recycling (including straws) vs. green bin vs. garbage

6th - All recycling vs. green bin vs. garbage (including straws)

7th - All recycling (including straws) vs. green bin vs. waste

8th - All recycling vs. green bin vs. waste (including straws)

9th - Paper (including cardboard boxes) vs. containers

10th - Paper (cardboard on the side) vs. containers

Paper images included:

cereal box, scrunched paper, newspaper, egg carton, magazine, toilet paper roll (cardboard box - optional)

Green bin images included:

paper towel, paper plate, apple core, orange, napkins, sandwich, popcorn, carrots & peels, tissue paper, banana peel, celery, paper napkins

Container images included:

water bottle, pop can, juice box, yogurt container, milk jug, dish soap container, glass jar, milk carton, tin can, soap dispenser

Garbage/waste images included:

a student sweeping the floor, crayon, eraser, pencil, glue stick, glue bottle, ziplock bag, chip bag, paintings, markers, highlighters, tape

Mixed Recycling images included:

Includes all paper images and container images

It is highly recommended to laminate these sheets for durability and post on the wall above where the bins are stored. Some teachers find it beneficial to modge podge labels to the outside of a clean container that they are using in their classroom.

Use of this product is for ONE classroom only. If you are interested in using for an eco-team or for a whole school, please take advantage of the multiple license discount available for the number of classrooms using this product.

I hope you and your students enjoy these in your class.

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