1) Weeding with shovels
2) Evening out the ground with rakes
3) Putting up a scarecrow, to scare away the birds
4) Planting seeds (lettuce, chard, rocket, spinach)
5) Spraying the seedlings
6) Weeding, picking up fallen leaves.
The children actively participated in all the steps, feeling a sense of ownership for their vegetable garden.
These activities are destressors and teach them about science and nature and where food comes from.
In addition to gardening being a learning experience, it is lots of fun!
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