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School gardens require strategic planning and planting to line up a harvest within the school year. Read posts on how to plant crops specific to the school garden context with tips on how to guide young children during the planting and harvesting process.
EVERYTHING can be taught in a school garden If you haven’t heard me say it before, it is worth repeating that literally EVERYTHING can be
Flanders Field Poppies Remembrance Day can be an abstract and complicated topic for small children. Where we live, and across most of the commonwealth, Remembrance
Are you looking for Easy 100th day of school project ideas? In your hustle to get the project done, don’t forget the whole point of
In my work with teachers I am often asked what risky play is. Risky play is simply a way of organizing observed categories of thrilling play
If you’ve ever wondered what the secret sauce is for parenting high performing and likeable kids, you might want to learn more about the science of
A common misconception, when taking students outdoors, is that they will be off task or challenging to manage. In this workshop we will consider how an outdoor classroom is just like any other classroom and completely different, at the same time!
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The emergent curriculum is a valuable tool for student directed inquiry in any outdoor classroom. I often have specific plans for my students that are never quite realized, simply because
Butterfly gardens are rich in educational opportunities and aesthetic functionality. Depending on where you live, you can attract and support butterfly migration corridors with selected plantings and carefully designed garden
If you are going to teach outdoors, you’ll need to make your peace with some rainy days. Rather than seeing rainy days as yucky weather to tolerate, why not look
Fall is the perfect time to reflect on the growing season and have children work with the bounty of the garden and school-yard! Nature crafts and art project ideas that