Brian Attends the Growing Up WILD Workshop at Common Ground

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Growing up WILD is an early childhood education program that builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. Through a wide range of activities and experiences, Growing up WILD provides an early foundation for developing positive impressions about the natural world and lifelong social and academic skills.

This workshop provided a foundation of early childhood activities that educators can use to teach students outside using an educational garden space and/or outdoor classroom. The activities were nutrition and garden themed and the different lessons connected to literacy, math, art and music and included healthy snack ideas.