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Potto's Tidy-up-er (Download PDF)

Helps to develop children’s recognition of colour and shape. Looks at Care for the Environment by providing examples of how rubbish can be recycled into other products.

Level 1: Claribelle is coming for Tea. Potto needs some help to 'Tidy Up', he uses his 'Tidy-up-er' to help him sort a range of objects by colour and shape.

Level 2: Recycling: builds on previous activity and involves sorting objects by their shape and material compounds.


Curriculum Relevance:

  • Relationships family and friends
  • Responsibilities to self and others
  • Learning to live as a member of a community


  • IT: mouse manipulation
  • Numeracy: sorting; shape and space
  • Thinking Skills
  • Science: materials; similarities and differences, the environment

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