Little Sprouts is a 20 week hands on introduction to gardening that promotes physical activity and instills a respect for nature and caring for the environment.
“ Getting to see a garden grow through the eyes of a child every week was magical. Growing a garden taught them how to gently tend and care for something and see the end result. The children were so proud to show me their garden every week and were eager to harvest and share with the class.” - Antonette Vasseur, Program Coordinator
Our goal is to expand programming to every Head Start class across all 4 Head Start Centers in Washington County; this includes 8 (30 minutes) classes each week.
Class components include:
Story Time related to mindfulness and social emotional learning
The lesson from the story will be woven into activities such as: