Student Exchange Fundraiser

Luke (11 years old) is raising funds to go on a school exchange to New Zealand in March next year. I’m giving his some guidance with my help of my 11 year old daughter, Sarah.   We are making heart-shaped clay pots that we will pot up with Peace In The Home that he can…

Natural Bee Keeping Course

Yesterday my children, Sarah (11 years old), Troy (9 years old) and I attending a great Natural Bee Keeping Course with Guy Goode   The course outline covered: Bee Biology Apiary Equipment Swarming and catching swarms Making bee hive boxes and frames Signs of a healthy colony Honey extraction   It covered everything to get…

A Child’s Garden – 27 July

Ideas and projects for children and parents. This small intimate group is aimed at children under the age of 6. This group will run once a week on Thursday mornings over 10 weeks and will include activities like flower pressing, leaf and bark rubbings, snail racing, natural art materials, working with clay and planting seeds…

National Arbor Day – 1 September

Bring your family and come join us for a day of tree planting at a local outreach project. All proceeds go towards the project.   Come make a lasting difference.   Inclusive of workshop, covering all the aspects of planting trees for abundance, sustainability and diversity.   R300, which will go towards food producing trees,…

Eco School for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder – 25 July

Gardening and connecting with the Earth is an grounding activity for children; and can be especially beneficial for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Garden activities can be adapted for various skill levels and allow each child to connect with nature. Confidence is boosted when children are able to show off their garden knowledge and produce…

Biodiversity for Kids – 27 July

Lesson Plan: Week 1. Introduction to the term Biodiversity Week 2. Web of Life Week 3. Habitats and Homes Week 4. Ecosystems Week 5. Helpful Habitats Week 6. Vertebrate survey Week 7. Invertebrate Survey Week 8. Food Chains and Webs Week 9. Biodiversity Comparison Week 10. Improving Biodiversity where we live 10 Classes over 10…

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…