Children’s Friend Gardening

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“Thank you, Interactive Intelligence Foundation, for this awesome garden, and for helping us GROW!!
The children have been learning math and science concepts through the new classroom materials from this grant. Classroom teachers talked to the children about seeds and how plants grow. Each child planted their own seeds. The teachers reminded the children that not only plants grow and reach toward the sun, but with healthy meals, children grow as well.
The raised beds were built up out of a low frame that had previously been filled with mulch (and did not engage the children at all). We built up the sides of the frame so that we now have a raised bed. Our staff and volunteers filled the entire bed with compost. They even worked in the rain!”