Learning that seeds can move, without having legs to get around, is fascinating for young children. I like to open with questions, “Can seeds move? But why do you think that? But how can they move if they don’t have legs? … Continue reading
For Earth Day we made seed hearts. The ingredients were: 1 part soil 1 part clay 1 part water and A sprinkle of seeds We used Hollyhock seeds. It was me and a classroom of 20 children – muddy, messy children – … Continue reading
x Our amazing Nurse Ellie on campus became our garden steward- planting and tending to all the gardens in our courtyard. She made our campus so beautiful and full of life. The kinders and I walked by this sunflower every … Continue reading
Take your students into the garden, explore and learn with seeds! Today my son and I went on a walk through the neighborhood, looking for native seeds to harvest. We’ve had so much rain lately, flowers are blooming everywhere. Next, … Continue reading
We are ready to garden!
I have a parent this year who is a carpenter. She built our beds, another mom added the base paint and then had the kids add their hand prints, then a third mom turned them into beautiful tulips!
We dug, turned the soil, planted, and watered our seeds. It was a busy Friday!
We can’t wait for our garden to grow!