FREE FUN

Educational Graffiti – COOL Things to Do in the Classroom –

Yellow Fish Road™ Program is a Toronto and Region Conservation initiative that offers students a FREE half-day of curriculum-linked learning.

This hands-on program allows students and participants to get involved in community outreach action by getting out there and DOING something! Yellow Fish Road™ uses a PowerPoint presentation, an in-class demonstration and an interactive aspect to help students understand how our storm drains are directly linked to local water bodies without any purification/treatment.

i.e. everything we dump in storm drains goes directly into our water systems!

After students are educated, they can mark local storm drains with yellow fish and share educational pamphlets to homes in the area, helping educate others about storm water pollution.

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* – The program runs from April-October and can be used in schools (grades 2-12), corporate and special interest groups or guides/scouts.

If you want to know how you can get your classroom involved, check out the Yellow Fish Road Website or the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Website

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Source: Fishes of Toronto: A Guide to their Remarkable World – City of Toronto Biodiversity Series, 2012

SWAP/DROP V2.0 — DID YOU SAY FREE??

On Saturday, AUGUST 8  the second ever SWAP/DROP will be taking over the southwest side of Bellevue Park!! (Kensington Market, fyi) It runs from 11:30am -6 :30pm We will have an ArtSpace set up for people of all ages to make crafts, hang out and get creative in whatever way you’d like plus of course, the Swap/Drop :]

  •  Give/Get free stuff
  • Work on projects with some really creative people (maybe I can host a workshop or two)
  • Play music
  • Have FREE FUN

OFFICIAL GROUP: SWAP/DROP  (join to stay updated or volunteer for the next one) ++Share this event with your friends!


We had such a great time hearing your stories, painting pinecones and doing scavenger hunts with you! A big thanks to everyone who was so supportive of this idea. I hope to see you back again :] Keep in mind, the Swap/Drop wasn’t only created to have free fun and get free stuff. I created this to inspire others to think differently about unnecessary consumerism and the role we play in waste management. If we buy less, share more & think differently about what is considered junk, we can limit lots of waste ending up in the dump and make cool art/furniture at the same time. Who knows, maybe the best things in life really are free.

♥A.R.T.T.
EveryonesPainting-June 6-Swapdrop

A painting lots of people added paint to on June 6th, 2015 – the first Swap/Drop

MORE FREE STUFF @ the SWAP/DROP

This Saturday I will be hosting an event called the SWAP/DROP where you can:

  •  donate/get free stuff
  • work on projects with some really creative people
  • play music
  • hang out and have FREE FUN.
It runs from
11:30am -7 :30ish

@ BELLEVUE PARK (southwest side)

OFFICIAL 100in1dayTO: SWAP/DROP  (more info)


Essentially I am trying to get the community together so we can think differently about consumerism and the role we play in waste management.

Buy less, share more & think differently about what trash means to YOU.

If you can, please share with your friends.
♥A.R.T.T.