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Gardening with young children

Author: Sara Starbuck; Marla Olthof; Karen Midden
Publisher: St. Paul, MN : Redleaf Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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"Packed with colorful photographs and updated to address many childhood issues and gardening trends that have erupted in recent years, it reflects the growing concerns for children's nature deficit and the obesity epidemic, and it provides a wider variety of gardening projects, like vertical, green roof, and container gardens for limited-space or urban areas. It also contains gardening activities for children of all  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sara Starbuck; Marla Olthof; Karen Midden
ISBN: 9781605541570 1605541575
OCLC Number: 870248746
Description: xviii, 238 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Why Garden? 1 --
Chapter 2 Engaging Children in Gardening 23 --
Chapter 3 Planning Your Garden 72 --
Chapter 4 Building Your Garden 105 --
Chapter 5 Working with Children in the Garden 132 --
Chapter 6 Gardening with Infants and Toddlers 162 --
Chapter 7 Universal Garden Learning Experiences 177 --
Appendix 1 Children's Books about Gardens and Garden Creatures 221 --
Appendix 2 Reference Books about Garden Creatures 225 --
Appendix 3 Garden and Environmental Educational Books and Supplies 226 --
Appendix 4 Seeds and Garden Supplies 227 --
Appendix 5 Common and Botanical Names of Plants Mentioned 229 --
Appendix 6 Poisonous Plants 231.
Other Titles: Hollyhocks and honeybees
Responsibility: Sara Starbuck, Marla Olthof, and Karen Midden.

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This updated how-to resource guides teachers--with or without green thumbs--through the rich learning opportunities found in gardening with children.  Read more...

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