Archive for 21/04/2013

That Bloomin' Garden

Today I am preparing for a school garden class with a grade three class. We will be exploring the senses and how they work.  Since there are a total of 28 children in the class we always break into smaller groups. Since there are five senses, we will have groups of  six to seven children per group. We will move from one group to another spending about 5-6 minutes at each sense.

senses day

I converted name tags and replaced the names with the five senses, hearing, touch, sight, smell and touch. Each group leader will wear a tag so the children know which group to move to.


Of course, the favourite sense for the children is when they get to taste food from the garden. Today I will cut some chives, mint, sorrel, arugula,rhubarb, kale and lettuce and have it on hand all freshly washed so that each child can try…

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