Written by Whitney Cohen
Illustrated by Roberta Arenson
Dig in, explore the garden and have fun indoors and out! Fifty easy-to-follow activity cards in 5 engaging categories invite children to learn not just the basics of gardening, but also new ways of looking at nature. Creative games, nature-themed crafts and unique experiments are enhanced by colorful collage artwork on each double-sided card. Kid-friendly explanations of the history and science behind each activity make this product a valuable multi-layered educational resource. Includes an 8-page booklet that contains information on gardening tools, year-round plant care and garden safety.
Format : Card Deck
Product Dimensions: Box: 5.5 x 7.25 x 1.25 inches; Cards: 4.96 x 6.97 in
Page Count: 50 cards + 8-page booklet
Age Range: Ages 6-10 years
STEM: Interesting information about the plant life cycle, animal habitats and more is seamlessly woven into the activity instructions.
HANDY FORMAT: The newly updated activity deck format with sturdy, laminated cards is perfect for busy kids. Pull only the cards you need and keep them close for reference during your activities.
HANDS-ON LEARNING: Easy-to-follow instructions make this an easy and welcome alternative to screen time.
OUTDOOR PLAY: Children will be inspired to explore outdoors.
Written by - Whitney Cohen
Whitney Cohen is the Education Director of Life Lab Science Program California, a leader in garden-based education for over thirty years. Life Lab has been working in the field of science and environmental education as a non-profit organization, developing curriculum and programs to help schools develop gardens where children can create “living laboratories” for the study of the natural world.
Illustrated by - Roberta Arenson
Roberta Arenson has a BA in Fine Arts from the University of California. Using basic elements such as painted papers, oil pastels and watercolors, Roberta employs an array of colors, shapes and patterns to create her rich collages. She currently resides in Arizona, USA.