Gardening with Children | Hands-On Project-Based STEM Lessons

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1st - 3rd, Homeschool
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34 pages
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Looking for a way to engage your students with math and science, teach problem solving skills and provide a fun activity? Gardening is the solution to help kids minds grow!  Teach your students all about plants while they participate in an exciting project-based learning experience.  Your students will love gardening so much they won’t realize all the academic and life skills they are learning.  Gardening with children is one of the most exciting learning experiences and will increase their knowledge of science and the outdoors. Your students will thrive with these hands-on science lessons as they plan, build, plant and maintain a garden. 

Gardening provides opportunities to teach about food security, economics, the food web and so much more.  You will find it easy to integrate or connect with math and language arts.  This comprehensive resource is filled with information for homeschool parents, educators and administrators about planning gardens, what vegetables to plant, as well as the importance of earthworms and pollinators. This resource includes lesson plans for a hands-on activity for making a butterfly garden is also included. Learn how to create compost to use in your garden, while recycling kitchen waste.

Gardening with Kids includes:

  • 34 pages with information, guides and tips on gardening with kids
  • Vocabulary resources
  • Matching Game
  • Math lessons

This resource makes it easy to start school-wide or class garden project!  Perfect for students of all ages and abilities.  Great for homeschool families too!

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Total Pages
34 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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