Every drop counts, being water wise!
Category: Biodiversity
Climate Region: Arid | Temperate | Tropical
State or Territory: ACT | NSW | NT | QLD | SA | TAS | VIC | WA
Age Range: 7-13


Suyin and her friend Tom love playing in their local park and have been noticing that the grass and all the plants were brown and very dry. When playing on the swings, Tom told Suyin that there was a drought and he was learning why water is important. On their way home, they notice people hosing their driveways and washing their cars on the road. They could see lots of water running down the drains. Suyin was sad that so much water was being wasted. To cheer up his friend, Tom suggested they could look at ways to save water at home and in the garden.


We are going to explore the importance of water. This activity aims to explore water usage and water saving ideas. Every drop counts!


For children to:

  • understand the importance of water
  • look at ways to help save water
  • undertake a water audit.

This activity can be undertaken any time of year.

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