Life lessons with the Vegepod - In modern life, it’s easy to become disconnected from the planet, especially the source of our food, which most often comes from a supermarket. But when children see vegetables growing in a Vegepod in their own garden, they will understand where food comes from and develop a closer connection to the earth.
Creating seed bombs is such a fun experience for kids. Getting grubby and making a mess while learning about preserving nature for future generations to come. Growing Green Thumbs held a spring holiday workshop to get kids into nature and allow them to let go of their everyday and enjoy a morning of getting really … Continue reading Seed Bombs – connecting kids with nature
Such a great day for a kids gardening workshop! The sun was shining and everyone was excited to learn how to grow their own organic food. Families joined us for a fun filled morning of planting edible produce boxes to take home. They learnt how easily it is to grow their own vegetables & enjoy feasting … Continue reading D.I.Y Edible Garden For Kids Workshop
Dirtgirl has that kind of something special that makes you want to be a kid again. Our kids love her and all her garden friends so much so that we were inspired to create a special session about our composting just for her. Visit Dirtgirls website and join in all the fun with composting and recycling. … Continue reading Dirtgirl World – Compost Rocks!
Keeping chickens at school has proven to be very rewarding and a lot easier than we first thought. We are very happy to say that 2 yrs on our 6 girls are still laying, providing lots of entertainment and education for everyone involved at the school. We were quite nervous at the thought of having … Continue reading Keeping Chickens at school
Autumn days bring time for lots of nature play, seed planting, harvesting, cooking and eating in our school garden.
City of Kingston had on offer a composting, worm farming and Bokashi Workshop within the grounds of Mentone Community Gardens. Well worth a visit if you have never been This week celebrates International Composting Week so it was great to listen to the information Hannah had to offer us. The session worked through the use of … Continue reading International Composting Week
What is a Therapeutic Gardening? it is a plant-dominated environment purposefully designed to facilitate interaction with the healing elements of nature. It is specifically designed to meet the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of the people using the garden as well as their caregivers, family members and friends. Interactions can be passive or active depending on the garden design and users’ needs. There are many sub-types of therapeutic gardens including healing gardens, enabling gardens, rehabilitation gardens, and restorative gardens and sensory.
Do you remember your favourite childhood place in nature? Where was it? How did you find it? How did you feel when you were there? Nature Play Week at BONBEACH FARMERS MARKET Sunday April 10th 9am -1pm.
"The need to educate the government and community peers, that it is not always about employing another full time teacher, but looking at the resources available within the school" We were invited to write an article for School Days Magazine Australia Bonbeach Primary has two very eager volunteers in their school garden. A pair … Continue reading article – volunteering in schools