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Samples of creative ideas and gardens grown with children! Contact me for professional development rates for teachers and workshops for students on everything to do with school-yard gardening. Learn more at www.meganzeni.com

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plant identification apps for kids

Plant identification apps to help kids learn about plants while walking outside, leaves, flowers, bark. You can even get inspiration for your own garden.

Bug hotels are an essential addition to any garden, and particularly a children’s garden. There are really two reasons to build a bug hotel. One is to attract and house beneficial insects so that they are available to work in the garden as biological pest Slugs In Garden, Garden Insects, Garden Pests, Bug Hotel, Organic Insecticide, Japanese Beetles, Beneficial Insects, Pest Control, Garden Planning

How To Build A Bug Hotel With Kids

There are really two reasons to build a bug hotel. One is to attract and house beneficial insects so that they are available to work in the garden as biological pest control, the other is to have a place for children to compassionately relocate garden pests, like slugs and snails.

If you haven’t heard me say it before, it is worth repeating that literally EVERYTHING can be taught in a school garden! And that includes abstract and complex topics like the extreme environment of outer space, along with how our survival as a species depends on interplanetary space travel! #schoolgarden #spacetomatoes #tomatosphere #gardeningwithkids #tomatoes #garden School Gardens, Paper Pot, Seed Packaging, Seed Germination, Tomato Seeds, Garden Journal, Plastic Pots, Seed Starting, Space Travel

Growing space tomatoes with the Tomatosphere project - Megan Zeni

EVERYTHING can be taught in a school garden! The Tomatosphere project invites students to investigate the impact of space travel on tomato seed germination.

One of the most challenging aspects of growing food in school gardens is choosing crops that can reliably be harvested within the school year. Potatoes are a great school garden crop because they are familiar to kids, nutritious and tasty to cook up, plus they’re ridiculously joyful to harvest! #schoolgarden #gardeningwithkids #potatoes Planting Garlic, Planting Potatoes, Grow Potatoes, How To Plant Carrots, Growing Rhubarb, Potato Gardening, School Gardens, Seasoned Potatoes, Lush Lawn

How to grow potatoes with kids - Megan Zeni

Learn how to grow potatoes with kids. They're a great school garden crop because they are familiar to kids, nutritious, and ridiculously joyful to harvest!

in the Garden Add a little science fun to your gardening with these simple experiments and science activities for kids.Add a little science fun to your gardening with these simple experiments and science activities for kids. Plant Science, Preschool Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Science For Kids, Science Fun, Science Experiments, Summer Science, Science Chemistry

Beautiful ways to incorporate sticks and stones into a child's play area. Yes, children should be allowed to play with sticks and stones!

major makedo diy ingenuity Tales of old toys Beautiful ways to incorporate sticks and stones into a child's play area. Yes, children should...

If you are going to have a school garden, then be sure to plan some space to grow your own pumpkins. They’re easy to grow, have a big impact in your garden and produce one of the most versatile crops to harvest with children. Halloween Activities For Kids, Halloween Kids, Halloween Pumpkins, Types Of Pumpkins, Grow Pumpkins, Pumpkin Varieties, Pumpkin Garden, Raised Vegetable Gardens, Stem Projects

Grow your own jack-o-lanterns! How to grow pumpkins with kids

Easy tips and tricks for how to grow pumpkins with kids in school or backyard gardens. Grow your own jack o' lanterns to harvest this Fall!

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A children's garden in the making

With all the rain we have been having many projects have been halted, so we decided to get started with one of the children's areas that we...

If you are going to have a school garden, then be sure to plan some space to grow your own pumpkins. They’re easy to grow, have a big impact in your garden and produce one of the most versatile crops to harvest with children. Halloween Activities For Kids, Halloween Kids, Halloween Pumpkins, Types Of Pumpkins, Grow Pumpkins, Pumpkin Varieties, Pumpkin Garden, Raised Vegetable Gardens, Stem Projects

Grow your own jack-o-lanterns! How to grow pumpkins with kids

Easy tips and tricks for how to grow pumpkins with kids in school or backyard gardens. Grow your own jack o' lanterns to harvest this Fall!

Of all the crops you can grow with kids, garlic is one of the easiest and most rewarding. Read on to learn how to grow garlic with kids in just about any container or garden bed. You can tuck it in with other plantings or save a whole bed just for this va Gardening For Beginners, Gardening Tips, When To Harvest Garlic, Bonsai Tree Types, Outdoor Activities For Kids, Learning Activities, K Crafts, Garden Solutions, Grow Garlic

How to Grow Garlic With Kids - Megan Zeni

If you've ever wondered how to grow garlic with kids, here are my tips for growing an easy and fun crop with kids in your school garden.

Everything you need to know about growing, harvesting, caring for, and playing in kale in your backyard or school garden! Outdoor Education, Outdoor Classroom, Hardy Plants, Sustainable Gardening, Vegetable Gardening, Nature Study, Life Science, Outdoor Fun, Fruits And Veggies

How to Grow Kale With Kids

Kale has the well-earned reputation of being an easy & hardy plant to grow with kids. Here are my tips on how to grow kale in your backyard or school garden

Broad beans are an easy, nutritious and delicious crop to grow with young children in school or backyard gardens. They are cold weather crops, which means they grow well during the school year too! Organic Gardening Tips, Sustainable Gardening, Growing Vegetables At Home, Mud Kitchen, Outdoor Education, Outdoor Classroom, Kids Learning Activities, Botany, Young Children

How to grow broad beans with kids

If you've ever wondered how to grow delicious & nutritious broad beans, read on for top tips on growing broad beans with kids in school or backyard gardens.

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How To Plant Peas With Kids

Peas are an easy and reliable crop to start with, when growing a garden with kids. Peas picked right from the garden are incredibly sweet and with many varieties available to plant as early as February, a constant source of garden snacking through the growing season. Read more for tips on how to plant peas with kids!

Garden Yoga for Kids: Free Printable Poster: Take a walk through nature with this garden themed yoga routine for kids. Suitable for use toddlers to school aged children. Includes a free printable poster to use in the home or classroom. Yoga For Kids, Exercise For Kids, Kids Workout, Children Exercise, Children Health, Yoga Poses For Children, Toddler Exercise, Kids Health, Health Yoga

Yoga for Kids: Garden Themed Yoga Complete With Printable Poster

Take a walk through nature with this garden themed yoga for kids routine. Suitable for use with children of all ages. Includes free, printable poster.

Broad beans are an easy, nutritious and delicious crop to grow with young children in school or backyard gardens. They are cold weather crops, which means they grow well during the school year too! Organic Gardening Tips, Sustainable Gardening, Growing Vegetables At Home, Mud Kitchen, Outdoor Education, Outdoor Classroom, Kids Learning Activities, Botany, Young Children

How to grow broad beans with kids

If you've ever wondered how to grow delicious & nutritious broad beans, read on for top tips on growing broad beans with kids in school or backyard gardens.

Seeds are a fascinating lens through which a huge amount of curriculum can be explored. A seed inquiry provides an entry to complex understandings and a bridge to meaningful learning in the outdoor classroom. Early Learning Activities, Steam Activities, Play Based Learning, Classroom Activities, Outdoor Education, Outdoor Learning, Early Education, Preschool Science, Teaching Science

What Seeds Need To Grow: A Seed Inquiry - Megan Zeni

Seeds are a fascinating lens through which a huge amount of curriculum can be explored. A seed inquiry provides an entry to complex understandings and a bridge to meaningful learning in the outdoor classroom.