teaching resource

Recycling Card Game - SNAP!

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 5 pages | Grades: K - 5

Use this card game to reinforce the correct containers to be used for recycling, composting, and discarding waste.

Where Does the Garbage Go? Snap Game

Review the concept of where their garbage should go with this fun and engaging card game. Students will need to work out if their cards are matching. 

Cards that match include:

  • A piece of garbage and its matching bin.
  • Two images of the same bin.
  • Two garbage items that go in the same bin.

Waste materials included in this resource are, banana, glass jar, meat, strawberry, soft drink can, tea bag, apple core, stick, leaves, plastic bag, box, water bottle and coffee cup.

Bins included in this resource:

  • recycling bin
  • compost 
  • general waste bin

Download & Print

This resource is available to download in PDF form. 

Sustainability Tip: Print these cards on thick cardboard to ensure durability.


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