Pick Up & Go 5: Helping Hands

The Pick Up & Go collection integrates cross-curricular learning around key school activities. This resource helps students learn about social enterprise and the value of community groups. Students will plan a small project for a community group, raise funds, implement and evaluate the project.

Student learning

Through Pick Up & Go 5: Helping Hands in Your Community, students will

  • Learn about community enterprise and social entrepreneurship
  • Work in teams to plan, carry out and evaluate a project for a community group

Curriculum links

The Pick Up & Go collection provides practical and hands-­on learning activities that develop enterprise and financial capability. The activities integrate with multiple learning areas including literacy, numeracy, social sciences and technology; and helps students engage with the vision and principles of the curriculum and develop their key competencies.

Pick Up & Go 5: Helping Hands

  • Year 1-8
  • 1 term
  • English
    Mathematics and Statistics
    Social Sciences
  • Free to NZ schools
  • Led by teachers
    Training Available
Download overview

Students taking part will

  • Define who a social entrepreneur is and what they do

  • Explore a range of social problems and select one preferred project

  • Create a project design, identifying the resources needed

  • Find and talk to suppliers and analyse quotes

  • Plan and carry out fundraising activities to fund the project

  • Implement the project

  • Evaluate the project

Download includes:

  • PUAG 5: Teaching Guide
  • Template: Venn Diagram
  • Template: Definitions of social enterprise
  • Template: Decision Making Grid
  • Template: Gantt Chart
  • Template: Social Enterprise Plan
  • Template: S.W.O.T Analysis
  • Template: Design Brief
  • Template: Costing Spreadsheet
  • Template: Cash Flow
  • Template: Budget
  • Template: Fundraising Planning sheet
  • Template: P.M.I
  • Template: Self Assessment Rubric
  • Template: Common Goals Assessment
  • Template: Vocabulary wall