This gardening activity will cover various differing aspects depending on the season. students will learn about the wildlife living in the garden at Fairplay House and how we can help to look after them, by making bird feeders and bug hotels. Discussing how gardens are created on both large and small scales and having the opportunity to draw a layout of a garden. We will also paint an insect themed garden stone. Vegetable growing in small spaces will be explored and after discussing and viewing some examples participants will decorate and make their own recycled plant container. A seasonal vegetable/herb/plant will be planted to take home.
Learning how to nurture, have patience and respect for living things, Safe place for risk and normalise small setbacks.
Gardening together for positive human relationships and social skills, Growing their own food together can lead to a healthy fruit and vegetable lifestyle.
A Gardening experience is the perfect learning tool for participants to achieve success which helps to regular emotions, improve focus, concentration and has been shown to reduce stress.