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Growing a Kid's Garden with 5-10 Year Olds

Growing a Kid's Garden with 5-10 Year Olds

Posted by Matt Gerber on Oct 27th 2019

How can I grow a kid’s garden? I told my students that they needed to grow a kid’s garden with a team of elementary students. They would put together the plans and lead a group of eager kids on a gardening adventure! There was a lot of excitement and a lot of uncertainty in their eyes as they thought about how they would tackle the assignment. I learned a lot about planting a kid’s garden o … read more
Growing a Kid's Garden with 0-5 Year Olds

Growing a Kid's Garden with 0-5 Year Olds

Posted by Matt Gerber on Oct 20th 2019

This was a project I recently took on in my 9th grade biology class. The first group we worked with was a section of Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten kids. Three, four, and five year olds. I warned my ninth graders that they might be more interested in throwing dirt than planting flowers, so we weren’t sure what to expect .  We quickly realized that their excitement built off of the o … read more
4 Secrets To Get Your Child Gardening

4 Secrets To Get Your Child Gardening

Posted by Matt Gerber on Sep 29th 2019

Fourteen year olds would never dive head first into a gardening project, right?That is what I wondered when I introduced the idea to my ninth grade class. I am a biology teacher and I wanted to do a project that would get the students out of the classroom – and the same old routines – and into the real world. So I thought, “what better than a project that lets kids get outside and grow something … read more

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