Dia de los Muertos

Tags: Class Ideas, Fall, October, Dia de los Muertos, Outdoor, All-Grades, Halloween, marigolds, paper flowers Time : 50 mins  Author: Vicki DeBusk  Outline Greeting and Review Meet in your normal spot. Ask students – “Has anyone heard of Dia del los...

Pollinators and Pollinator Gardens

Pollinators and Pollinator Gardens Tags: Pollinators, Pollinator garden, All-Seasons, Outdoor, All-Grades, Fall, Spring, Bees, Wildflowers Time : 40 mins Author: Lynda Boudreault Outline Greeting and Introduction/Review Start in the usual place with usual...

The Equinoxes, Vernal and Autumnal

Vernal/Autumnal Equinox Tags: Class Ideas, Spring, Fall, All-Grades, Earth, Cycles Time : 30 mins Author: Lynda Boudreault, Kristin Adams Outline Greeting and ReviewMeet in the usual place.As students if they know what the equinox is?Main LessonThe Fall Equinox is a...

Introduction to Compost

Tags: All-Seasons, Outdoor, PreK-2nd, Anytime, Compost  Time: 30 mins  Author: Kristin Adams Link  Outline  Greeting and Review Start in the same space if possible for every class (ex: The Circle, Pond, Back benches) Sing a song, draw a picture or talk about their...

Composting

Tags: Class Ideas, All-Seasons, Outdoor, 3-5, Fall, Spring, Anytime Time : 30-40 mins Author: Lynda Boudreault  and Kristin Adams (adapted from Whole Kids Foundation School Garden Lesson Plans and The Green Team program of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental...

Broccoli (or Cauliflower) Palooza!

Broccoli (or Cauliflower) Palooza! Tags: broccoli (or cauliflower), Winter, Spring, Outdoor, Indoor, All-Grades, Time : 30 mins (Time to complete the task), 10 minute groups Author: Lynda Boudreault Intro: This is a tasting class that involves harvesting, food prep,...