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Fri, Feb 02

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Homeschool Class

Green Thumb Unit Study

Dig into these great books with us about gardening. We’ll read about kids who plant gardens to make a difference in their city, to help feed their family, for fun and for the pollinators. Students will receive information about how to plan and plant a container or in ground garden.

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Green Thumb Unit Study
Green Thumb Unit Study

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Feb 02, 2024, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM EST

Homeschool Class

About the event

This unit study is recommended for students in grades K-5

Dig into these great books with us about gardening. We’ll read about kids who plant gardens to make a difference in their city, to help feed their family, for fun and for the pollinators.

Books:

The Good Garden: How One Family Went from Hunger to Having Enough by Kattie Smith Milway

From the cover: "The Good Garden is a simple story about a big issue: food insecurity. About 75 percent of poor farmers around the world are not food secure - they do not grow enough to feed their families and buy other necessities of life. The Good Garden is an introduction to this global issue."

Indigo Blume and the Garden City by Kwame Alexander

Carlos and the Squash Plant/Carlos y la Planta de Calabaza by Jan Romero Stevens

Outside in by Deborah Underwood

Students will receive instruction about the importance of growing food and having herbs and flowers,  how to plan and plant a garden.  

Featuring topics about growing terrace gardens, urban rooftop gardens, raised bed and container gardens. The books showcase characters from different conuntries and include other languages. 

The student should have access to the books to read them.  The student should also have access to basic gardening equipment, a handout with details and substitutes will be provided.  Seeds will also be needed during this course.  

Fridays, 2:30-3:30

February 2, 9, 16, 23

March 1, 8, 15, 22, (no class 29 Good Friday)

April 5, 12,19, 26

May 3, 10

Total: 14 classes

Students will need a notebook or journal to write and or draw entries, pencils, crayons, or markers. 

Information, handouts and instructions will be sent to parents via email. 

If you have questions please call or text Belinda at (843)-986-4715 or send an email to morninggloryhomestead@gmail.com 

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  • Green Thumb Unit Study

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