The Garden Classroom

Hands-On Activities in Math, Science, Literacy, and Art
Promote science and math, reading and writing, imaginative play, and arts and crafts all through garden-based activities. The Garden Classroom offers a whole year of outdoor play and learning ideas, perfect for children ages 4 to 8. However big or small your garden, children will delight in the rich, sensory experience it offers.


Author Bio
Cathy JamesCathy James is passionate about kids, play, and gardens. She spent half of her working career coaching and training adults and switched over to working with babies, toddlers, and preschoolers after she had her two daughters. She used to run a home daycare and a School Gardening Club project. She now writes and publishes the successful kids’ activities blog NurtureStore; she also writes for BabyCentre and She lives in the UK on the edge of a city and has a tiny walled garden.
Imprint: Roost
ISBN: 9781611801644
Publication Date: 02/16/2015
Page Count: 232
Size: 7 x 8.5

"The Garden Classroom is absolutely sprouting with richly creative ways to use the garden. I'm particularly inspired by the section on play and imagine-and can't wait to see if my dinosaur world will attract tiny dinosaurs! Cathy James has been delighting me for years with her blog, and this book puts her inspiring garden ideas right at my fingertips and green thumb." —MaryAnn F. Kohl, author of Discovering Great Artists, Preschool Art, and 20 other art books for kids

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