Childhood Education

Aimed at children between the ages of 9 to 11.

Where: Bergvliet, Southern Suburbs

Cost: R1000 per child for the term.

 

Dates for 3rd Term:

Thursdays from 1pm till 2pm

20 July (Introduction to Permaculture Ethics and Principles)

27 July (using waste as a resource and composting worms)

3 August (composting systems)

10 August (ways to harvest and stack water)

17 August (herbs and medicinal uses)

24  August (planting seeds)

31 August (biodiversity and how it relates to sustainability)

7 September (mulching, plant care and pest control)

14 September (pond building)

21 September (closing and garden picnic)

 

We cover important aspects of vegetable gardening, care for the earth and people, guided Permaculture Ethics and Principles. Courses run during school terms.

Children are natural gardeners. They’re curious, they learn by doing, and relish having their fingers in the earth and watching something grow. They experience the satisfaction that comes from caring for something over time, while observing the cycle of life firsthand. Gardening is great way to teach environmental awareness by exploring the workings of nature.

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