Plant Videos for Students
Collection of 12 Plant Videos for Kids that would be a perfect complement to a plant unit. Includes a brief description and suggested grade levels for each video.
Planting a Rainbow Color Sort - Pre-K Pages
Use seed catalogs and our free printable to "plant" gardens in color rows; extension for Planting a Rainbow; for preschool, pre-k, and kindergarten.
How To Grow Asparagus: Plant It Once & Harvest For Decades
Growing asparagus (Asparagus officinalis) requires patience but boy, is the payoff worth it. Although it takes up to three years to really get going, this perennial plant will produce a bountiful harvest year after year for up to 30 years.
100 Resources for Homeschool Nature Study Chickie & Roo Homeschool
Some families find it hard to incorporate nature into their home education studies. Rest assured, with this 100 Must-Have Nature Study Resources guide you’ll be able to raise a budding naturalist who is in tune with the world around them. We are a very nature-based homeschooling family as we believe we can learn so much […]
What to wear teaching outside
This post is for elementary school teachers who want to try teaching outside and need some ideas and tips on what to wear teaching outside.
Cheap Mini Greenhouse for Seed Starting 2021 | Family Food Garden
Great indoor mini greenhouses! Use a mini greenhouse for seed starting or to grow small plants. An indoor greenhouse takes up less space
What to wear teaching outside
If you are going to try teaching outdoors in all weather conditions, you'll need to dress for all season comfort. In this post, I share what I wear teaching outdoors year-round in Canada. Read the blog for seasonal advice on what to wear teaching outside! #outdooreducation #outdoored #forestschool #natureschool
How to grow broad beans with kids
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!
Planting Remembrance Day Poppies in your Outdoor Classroom
Plant Flander's Field Poppies this November 11th as a meaningful way to mark Remembrance Day with your class. #remembranceday #november11 #outdoorclassroom
Storytelling in Nature
Walking, working and playing in nature invites children’s imaginations to create stories that reflect their lived experiences, their wonders and their understandings of the world around them!
How To Plant Peas With Kids
Gardening with kids opens up a wide opportunity to try new veggies and to grow your own favourites. 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.
How to Plant a Rainbow Garden
Planting a rainbow theme garden satisfies the sensorial needs of children and visually improves the look of your garden. Get ideas and inspiration with these plant and crop selections for ornamental and edible rainbow gardens. www.meganzeni.com
Garden Vocabulary Vases & Scavenger Hunt
One of my favourite, low prep ways to enhance and support vocabulary development in the outdoor classroom is to prepare garden vocabulary vases with a scavenger hunt!