Kids' Garden (Hardcover)
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.
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.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.