Gardening and Child Development

Gardening helps younger children with their development and provides them with the skills needed to navigate the world efficiently. Gardening helps the kiddos practice locomotor, management, and object control skills as they haul materials back and forth to put the garden together and to water it. They also learn balance and hand-eye coordination. Fine motor … Continue reading Gardening and Child Development

Life Lessons In Gardening

We've talked about the different skills children can pick up in the garden. There are some great overall life lessons children can learn when gardening as well. We’ve learned lessons about food, patience, and commitment, among other things.  Photo by VisionPic .net on Pexels.com Lessons In Patience Working in the garden teaches children a great … Continue reading Life Lessons In Gardening