Facets of Development
Knowing their living world
and their place in it.
– interesting plant life like the Venus flytrap and Lambs ear (tactile)
and non-poisonous plants
– discovering insects and their role in the garden eg: ant/worm farms.
The role we have as humans to
and keep the planet clean.
Gardening is an
exciting and engaging activity for children
They learn through
, they have to maintain (weed) and water their vegetable garden.
for harvesting ones own vegetables is
Lessons are taught in a group, providing opportunities for children to
practise communication skills
and work closely with others to achieve a common goal
Tending to plants helps children develop
Gardening encourages them to
explore their senses:
smell, taste, touch and sight.
fine motor skills
can develop into job skills
later in life.
Creative and aesthetic development:
using elements from nature, like leaves and seed pods etc….