In this study, our goal was to develop teaching materials for the processing of driftwood and is concernedwith improving environmental awareness and interest in forest conservation. In this study, the developmentof teaching materials was carried out through the free distribution of driftwood from a dam in Shigaprefecture. These teaching materials were also made with a lathe for mass production. We used thisdriftwood to develop some of our materials. One of them junior high school students had actually made tolearn about the processing of driftwood. The students showed interest in using the teaching materials wedeveloped. Moreover, by learning from the materials in this study, the students were able to contribute to theexpression of environmental awareness.