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Garden Ideas for November and into December – 2022

There is so much growth going on in the garden!! It looks so good out there! The swiss chard leaves are massive, the collard greens too!  I see a lot of basil pesto in our future and radish top pesto, kale chips and maybe even some soups.  I've spotted a few cabbages...

Honey

Tags: Class Ideas, All-Seasons, Outdoor, Indoor, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, Bees Time: 60 mins (Use a combination of activities for a 30 min class). Author: The Bee Cause and Whole Kids Foundation  The Bee Cause 6 Week Curriculum Complete Guide...

Wiggling Worms

Tags: Class Ideas, worms, outside, compost, bugs, soil, decomposers, all grades Time : 45 minutes Author: Vicki DeBusk Outline Greeting and Review Start in the same space Review rules if necessary Main Lesson  Worms Activity 1  Worm Facts Materials Needed:  Book:...

Good Bugs, Bad Bugs

Tags: Class Ideas, bugs, outside, Fall, Spring, Winter, Summer, insects, ladybugs, good bugs, bad bugs, lacewings, bug hotel Time : 45 Minutes Author: Vicki DeBusk   Outline Greeting and Review Meet in your regular spot Remind students of garden etiquette.  Main...

Pollintaion

Pollination Tags: Class Ideas, All-Seasons, Outdoor, Indoor, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, Bees Time: 60 mins (Use a combination of activities for a 30 min class). Author: The Bee Cause and Whole Kids Foundation  The Bee Cause Week 3 Curriculum Complete...

Inside A Bee Hive

Tags: Class Ideas, All-Seasons, Outdoor, Indoor, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, Bees Time: 60 mins (This can be divided into 2 to 3 classes. Or choose a few activities). Author: The Bee Cause and Whole Kids Foundation...

Spring is here! Garden Ideas for March and April

Spring is here! There is so much growth after the colder winter months. You'll see a tree with no leaves one day and then next time you look, it's covered with these bright green ones! Grasses wake up, flowers start to appear, and everything looks so fresh!...

Fall is here! Garden Ideas for November and December

Wow!! The garden looks so lush!!  The mustard greens are beautiful and the tops of radishes are peeking through the soil! I see carrots getting bigger, cabbages forming, broccoli too, and those bean seeds must have been magical, Jack will be climbing them...

Life Cycle and Anatomy of a Bee

Tags: Class Ideas, All-Seasons, Outdoor, Indoor, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, Bees Time: 90 mins (Mix and match activities for a 30-40 min class or spread over two classes; activities can be adapted for different grades). Author:...

Inside A Beehive

Inside A Bee Hive Tags: Class Ideas, All-Seasons, Outdoor, Indoor, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, Bees Time: 60 mins (Use a combination of activities for a 30 min class). Author: The Bee Cause and Whole Kids Foundation...

Ojos de Dios

Ojos de Dios : Yarn Craft Time : 45 minutes Outline Greeting and ReviewMeet in your regular meeting place.Main Lesson Ojo de DiosActivity 1 Craft: Ojos de DiosMaterials Needed: sticks or craft sticks, various colored yarnActivity 2Garden MaintenanceMaterials...

Aztec Calendar

Time :45 minutes Author: Jenny Cantu Outline Greeting and ReviewMeet in your regular meeting spot.Review last weeks lesson if applicable.Main Lesson Aztec CalendarActivity 1 Rock PaintingMaterials Needed: flat painting rocks or river stones, acrylic paint...

Native Birds of Central Texas – Bird Feeders (2-5 Grade)

Tags: anytime, birds, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer, craft, bird feeders, stem, birds of central Texas, Hispanic Heritage Month, birding Time : 45-60 minutes Author: Vicki DeBusk Outline Greeting and Review Meet in your regular meeting place in the garden...

Native Birds of Central Texas – Bird Feeders (PreK-1st Grade)

Tags: Class Ideas, All-Seasons, Outdoor, Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer, Anytime, Birds, bird feeders, craft, Prek-1st, Hispanic Heritage Month Time : 45 mins  Author: Vicki DeBusk Greeting and ReviewMeet in your regular spot, review last week’s lesson if...

Celebrate the Winter Solstice (December 21st)

Celebrate the Winter Solstice (December 21st)

December 21st is the shortest day in the northern hemisphere. It marks the first day of winter up here. Cosmically, agriculturally, and historically, there's a lot to celebrate. The Earth’s rotation and orientation to the sun give us our four seasons: winter, spring,...

Winter Solstice

Tags: Winter, Solstice, Season Time : 30-40 mins Author: Lynda Boudreault Outline Greeting and ReviewBegin class in the usual way.While outside, ask students to make observations about they see in nature (what animals they see, temperature, trees, leaves).Main...

Stone Soup and a Gratitude Verse

Stone Soup and a Gratitude Verse

Though we can't fill ourselves on one vegetable, when we each contribute, we make a bounty for all. On Thanksgiving we take time to reflect on what we are thankful for. Traditionally we gather together and surround ourselves with delicious food and the people we love....

Stone Soup and Gratitude

Greeting and ReviewMeet in your regular spot.Ask the students if they know what Gratitude is. Ask if why it is important to share? Remind them of the veggies that they brought and how we may not fill ourselves on one vegetable, but when we each contribute, we make a...

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