El Nuevo Sol Learning Garden/Lesson Plan 5

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Goals[edit | edit source]

Garden Goal: Plant Crates

Teaching Goal: Review important concepts

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Activities[edit | edit source]

Relaxation Activity (5 minutes)[edit | edit source]

A: Sit quietly in circle with eyes closed and try to hear the birds

Review (15 minutes)[edit | edit source]

A: What a garden needs (time, speace, good soil, water, sun, love)

B: Nutrition

A Good Garden Versus a Bad Garden (40 minutes)[edit | edit source]

A: Have the children draw pictures of a good garden and of a bad garden

B: Talk with them (individually) what the difference is and why they put different things in their pictures

Plant Crates! (1 hour)[edit | edit source]

A: Have the children get with their partners and go stand next to their crates

B: Have them fill up their crates with soil

C: Allow the children to choose their plants and to transplant them into the crates

D: Water plants

Supplies[edit | edit source]

  • Crates lined with bags
  • soil
  • plants
  • blank paper
  • markers