Wings, Worms, and Wonder: A Guide for Creatively Integrating Gardening and Outdoor Learning Into Children's Lives
Overflowing with tips for successfully gardening with children in school and community settings, Wings, Worms, and Wonder also includes 36 child tested lesson plans, you’ll find everything you need to seamlessly integrate gardening into both elementary curricula and daily life. Rooted in scientific and arts based Nature-Study and progressive education models, this guide is invaluable for anyone wanting to grow a thriving children’s gardening program. This book will inspire and equip you to sprout a happier healthier generation of children!
Peppered with anecdotes and friendly advice, while based in research and experience, Wings, Worms, and Wonder: A Guide for Creatively Integrating Gardening and Outdoor Learning, by Kelly Johnson, gives above and beyond gardening guidance on topics such as composting and organic pest control, as well as giving adults the tools to reconnect themselves and the children in their lives to the natural world through holistic gardening experiences. It will ignite your confidence to create outdoor learning experiences that nurture both wonder and ecological literacy.
Wings, Worms, and Wonder, the guide and the company, aspires to reconnect children with the natural world and help create future generations of happy, healthy, ecologically literate children who are invested in nature and have a desire to “grow their own.” Through the many educational workshop and garden consultation services Kelly Johnson offers she hopes to reach as many students, teachers and parents as possible. We have a right to healthful nutritious food and a beautiful inspiring natural world. Through her guide and workshops she hopes to help you bring nature into your classroom or home soon!