Winter is officially here and trips to your schoolyard garden probably won’t be happening until you plant again in March. Keep your students interested and talking about the garden with some easy garden-themed activities you could do in the classroom. Discuss what your students did and did not enjoy about the garden and have the […]
Third Graders at Ingels Elementary Build Their Very Own Vegetable Garden!
On Sept. 13, all of the 3rd grade classrooms at Ingels Elementary in the Hickman Mills school district built 4 raised beds on their playground. The garden will be used and maintained by every 3rd grade class at Ingels, this school year and for years to come! “Team work makes the dream work,” one 3rd […]
Vegetables as Natural Dyes to Use in the Art Room
Vegetables from your schoolyard garden not only feed students, their bright colorations can also spark some creativity! Students who enjoy beets in the spring and fall will notice that the dark red juices from the beets can stain hands, and even clothes. Because of its strong red color, beets can be used to dye fabric, yarn, […]