Schools & Early Learning
- Written by Adam Gatt Penrith City Council (02) 4732 7777 (02) 4732 7958 firstname.lastname@example.org https://www.penrithcity.nsw.gov.au 601 High St Penrith NSW 2750 Australia
Penrith and Hawkesbury Environmental Educators Network
One Tree Per Child – teaching resources for early childhood centres
Teaching resources for early childhood centres
OTPC is a program developed by Jon Dee, former Australian of the year and founder of National Tree Day and supported by Olivia Newton-John, Kevin McCloud and Costa Georgiadis as ambassadors. Its aim is to “enable as many children as possible to plant a tree and see it grow in their town or city”.
In 2016, Council in collaboration with OTPC delivered thousands of trees to families with children in local childcare centres.
As part of the program, a series of curriculum resources were developed: