Bird Watching Takes Teamwork!

Today we looked and listened for birds in the garden.  If your class was quiet, we were able to see many birds.  If we were too loud the birds flew away long before we could see them.  We took our ideas into the art room to make Bird Collages and Sculptures.  We were able to…

Writing our Journals with Garden Buddies

The second graders are helping the kindergarten students write about out garden.  We are keeping journals to observe what we see.  There are many changes every day!

1st and 2nd Graders are Great Teachers!

First and Second Graders are sharing their knowledge of the garden with the youngers.  We teach about safety and rules, perenials and annuals, and soil and water.  The garden is our favorite palce to be!

Planting Pea Seeds

Three classes were able to plant Pea seeds today.  Pea plants like the chilly spring weather better than the hot summer.  We planted the seeds one to two inches deep.  They are supposed to germinate in 7 days.  Germinate means sprout.  We will be looking for them in a week!

Adding Air to the compost pile…

Thank You Compost Kids for turning the compost pile.  Now that our pile is thawed out we can turn it with the pitchforks.  It is imporant that we add air and water by turning the pile.  This was hard work! But we are strong.

Thank You to All the Volunteers…Our school yard looks great!

Thank You to Americor, Huron Pines, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts for attending our Compost Kids Earth Day Event.  We sanded and painted 10 benches, painted a brick wall, planted 70 trees, built a new compost fence, raked and raked and raked!  Our school yard looks great and we are very thankful for all the…

How tall are our Tulips?

Second graders are using rulers to measure the height of our Tulips growing in the garden.  We are taking the information we observe into the computer lab where we can blog about it or create Kidspiration files about it.