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Recycling Minibeasts

Meet the recycling minibeasts living in a compost bin.

A video for young children showing how minibeasts recycle plants into compost.

This video was developed for parents to watch with their child as a follow-up to a ‘Minibeasts in the Compost Bin’ workshop (part of the Devon Waste Education Programme.)  It includes footage of real minibeasts and children acting as minibeasts.

The children in the video have been transformed into recycling minibeasts in a compost bin, just as your child’s class was during the workshop. As you watch the video together, you could talk about what your child enjoyed and learnt during the workshop. Having watched this video, don’t miss its sequel ‘Plants Love Compost’, then finish by singing the ‘Compost Bin Song’ together!

Plants Love Compost!

The sequel to ‘Recycling Minibeasts’.

See seeds planted in compost grow into healthy plants.

This video was developed for parents to watch with their child as a follow-up to a ‘Minibeasts in the Compost Bin’ workshop (part of the Devon Waste Education Programme.)  It is designed to be watched after the ‘Recycling Minibeasts’ video.

The children in this video have been transformed into seeds and planted in compost, perhaps at school or in your garden at home. Having watched this video, don’t forget to sing along to the ‘Compost Bin Song’ together!

The Compost Bin Song

Click here to download a lyrics sheet.

This is the grand finale of three videos developed for parents to watch with their child as a follow-up to a ‘Minibeasts in the Compost Bin’ workshop (part of the Devon Waste Education Programme.)  It is designed to be enjoyed after the ‘Recycling Minibeasts’ and ‘Plants Love Compost!’ videos. We hope you enjoy singing along, and perhaps making up your own verses.

Composting at home: section 3 - maintaining your compost heap

Top tips to help maintain a healthy compost heap. You tube 6mins 13

Composting at home: section 4 - More top tips for finest compost

Exploring the finer details of home composting to get the best results. You tube video 8 mins 15

Compost Creatures - mellow music

Watch real life mini and micro beasts from a compost bin - mellow music, you tube (1:11mins)

Compost creatures - dance music

Watch real life mini and micro beasts from a compost bin - dance music, you tube (54seconds)

Putting together a Scotty's HotBox composter

Video guide to putting together a Scotty's HotBox composter, you tube (2:38mins)

Composting at home: section 1 - Getting the mix right

How to compost at home. Knowing your brown and greens in order to get the mix right. You tube video 8 mins 26.

Composting at home: section 2 - rectifying a heap gone wrong

Trouble shooting guide to helping your heap back to health. You tube video 6 mins

Recycling Minibeasts

Meet the recycling minibeasts living in a compost bin.

A video for young children showing how minibeasts recycle plants into compost.

This video was developed for parents to watch with their child as a follow-up to a ‘Minibeasts in the Compost Bin’ workshop (part of the Devon Waste Education Programme.)  It includes footage of real minibeasts and children acting as minibeasts.

The children in the video have been transformed into recycling minibeasts in a compost bin, just as your child’s class was during the workshop. As you watch the video together, you could talk about what your child enjoyed and learnt during the workshop. Having watched this video, don’t miss its sequel ‘Plants Love Compost’, then finish by singing the ‘Compost Bin Song’ together!

Plants Love Compost!

The sequel to ‘Recycling Minibeasts’.

See seeds planted in compost grow into healthy plants.

This video was developed for parents to watch with their child as a follow-up to a ‘Minibeasts in the Compost Bin’ workshop (part of the Devon Waste Education Programme.)  It is designed to be watched after the ‘Recycling Minibeasts’ video.

The children in this video have been transformed into seeds and planted in compost, perhaps at school or in your garden at home. Having watched this video, don’t forget to sing along to the ‘Compost Bin Song’ together!

The Compost Bin Song

Click here to download a lyrics sheet.

This is the grand finale of three videos developed for parents to watch with their child as a follow-up to a ‘Minibeasts in the Compost Bin’ workshop (part of the Devon Waste Education Programme.)  It is designed to be enjoyed after the ‘Recycling Minibeasts’ and ‘Plants Love Compost!’ videos. We hope you enjoy singing along, and perhaps making up your own verses.

Composting at home: section 3 - maintaining your compost heap

Top tips to help maintain a healthy compost heap. You tube 6mins 13

Composting at home: section 4 - More top tips for finest compost

Exploring the finer details of home composting to get the best results. You tube video 8 mins 15

Compost Creatures - mellow music

Watch real life mini and micro beasts from a compost bin - mellow music, you tube (1:11mins)

Compost creatures - dance music

Watch real life mini and micro beasts from a compost bin - dance music, you tube (54seconds)

Putting together a Scotty's HotBox composter

Video guide to putting together a Scotty's HotBox composter, you tube (2:38mins)

Composting at home: section 1 - Getting the mix right

How to compost at home. Knowing your brown and greens in order to get the mix right. You tube video 8 mins 26.

Composting at home: section 2 - rectifying a heap gone wrong

Trouble shooting guide to helping your heap back to health. You tube video 6 mins