We waited, waited and waited until the day came when we were told to write the garden program for grade 5/6 students under the science curriculum. Almost 4yrs of volunteering in the garden and we are now super excited to be joining the senior students in the garden 3 times a week. What a thrill for us! At first they thought 'yeh yeh garden this and that' after 5 mins of the first class, they now run out the door to get their workbooks and get stuck into it!
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
Nature Play Week at Bonbeach Primary School was a hugely successful day of dirt, bugs, searching, creating, wearing, playing and laughter. It was an absolute joy to see so many families turn up for the free event in our garden. Little hands enjoyed making nature crowns with collected leaves, twigs, gumnuts, gasses and acorns and … Continue reading Nature Play Week – getting back to nature
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
The start of something good! We are 2 very enthusiastic school mums (some might say a little crazy) we spend our days volunteering at our children’s primary school in Bonbeach. It has been just over two and a half years creating an outdoor kitchen garden at Bonbeach Primary School in Melbourne, Australia. We share our gardening enthusiasm with parents, students and our wider community, … Continue reading here we go…….