Projects in the dirt are good for kids!
A study out of the UK suggests that school gardens actually improve academic skills in children. Children who participated in school gardening projects were found to be better problem solvers. The projects also encouraged patience, independence, and healthy eating habits
Teachers who used gardening as part of children’s education said they displayed more independence and were better at solving problems.
Working in school gardens also had an impacts on other subjects, including literacy and numeracy, it was claimed…
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