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Course Details

Sustainable xmas gift wrap

Title Sustainable xmas gift wrap
Venue Castle and Priory Neighbourhood Learning Centre
Address Limes Road, Dudley, DY1 4AQ
Qualification No Qualification
Start Date 08/12/2021
End Date 08/12/2021
Day & Time Wednesday 10:00
Duration (Hours) 02:30
Fee Free
Contact Name Lisa Cleeton
Contact Number 01384 818143
Contact Email ACL@dudley.gov.uk
Opening Times 9 to 4.30 Weekdays

Detailed Summary

Sustainable Xmas Gift Wrapping
Sustainable Xmas Gift Wrapping
Course Aim
Christmas celebrations often create a lot of waste: think Christmas cards, Christmas crackers and Gift Wrapping! The aim of this session is to encourage participants to learn about the impact that gift wrapping has on the environment and use sustainable alternatives that still make gifts look extra special.
Course length
2 hours 30 mins
Who is the course for?
Adults who care about the environment, who enjoy creativity and like to save money.
Will I gain a qualification on this course?
No, this course is not accredited, it will be practical and fun and there is no formal test involved
Do I need any knowledge, skills or qualifications?
No previous experience required, just an interest in sustainability
Course content
The tutor will introduce the topic with discussion on sustainability, there will be demonstration of wrapping and then opportunity for participants to wrap a gift
How will I learn?
There will be a blend of tutor directed information about sustainability, sharing and modelling, group discussion, learning through watching, and then trying and applying what you have learned wrapping a present yourself
What could this course lead to?
Further sustainability courses, arts, health and wellbeing courses, a skills qualification and feeling good about protecting the environment
What materials or equipment will I need to provide?
Please bring a gift to wrap to the session and any re- cyclable household item/resource to share ideas and include in the wrapping session