Gardening with Kids Basics
Online • On-Demand • 4 PD Hrs
Hands-on experiences in the garden provide young children and the Head Start community with a multitude of benefits! This course gives early educators interested in bringing gardening to their programs a basic understanding of how to get started, including guidance on seeking funding to support their project.
All Head Start/Early Head Start programs work to create community, encourage healthy habits, and teach children and families new skills. A garden is the perfect way to meet all three of those objectives! Garden Basics, a course offered in partnership with The Scotts-Miracle Gro Foundation and KidsGardening through the GroMoreGood Initiative, gives early educators interested in bringing gardening to their programs with a basic understanding of how to get started, including guidance on seeking funding to support their project. Come join other ‘green thumb Head Start staff’ on this fun, engaging journey!
Course Level: Beginner
Target Audience: Instruction and Effective Practice, Parents and Families, Support Services
Course Meeting Times: None
Completion Timeline/Duration: One month
Head Start Alignment: Gardening can support young children’s learning across various Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF) learning domains, including:
- Perceptual, Motor, and Physical Development
- Language and Communication
- Approaches to Learning
- Social and Emotional Development
- Online, Self-paced Content
- 4 Hours of Course Material
- Video Content
- 3 Months of Access to Online Course
- Discussion Forums
- Digital Badge
- Certificate of Completion
- 24/7 Access to Transcript
Turn transition time into sound-and-play-based learning opportunities you and your students look forward to every day.
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