I have seen quite a few videos on YouTube of little kids getting so excited for the garbage collector to come by and I have to say it is one of the sweetest things ever! If you want a little pick me up, check out this video.
Teach your Lil’ about the lowercase letter g as you explore the job of a garbage collector.
Grab your FREE g is for garbage collector template HERE.

Lil’ Creators Focus Skills


  • Can identify all lowercase letters and some sounds (g)

Fine Motor Skills

  • Coordinate the use of hands, wrists, and fingers to complete tasks that require more precise movements
  • Engage in activities that require hand-eye coordination with increasing accuracy

Required Materials

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g is for garbage collector

*Construction Paper




*White Paper

Step #1
Print and cut out the g is for garbage collector template.
Step #2
We printed the g on orange construction paper and the accessories on white paper.
Step #3
Glue the g on a piece of white paper.
Step #4
Glue the garbage man on the vertical line of the g.
Step #5
Glue the piles of garbage along the rest of the g.
Step #6

Label the paper g is for garbage collector.

Teacher Tip

If you want to extend this activity and clean your house a bit, have your Lil’ take on the role of garbage collector and have them collect any trash in the house or have them help take the garbage out.


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