SCIENCE AND GARDENING FOR PRESCHOOLERS
Studies have shown that children who participated in gardening projects scored higher in science achievement than those who did not. California Preschool Learning Foundations include scientific inquiry as one of the age-appropriate competencies in Preschool.With a gardening project, children learn to observe and investigate. Harvesting their own vegetables and learning how and where food comes from may also help in forming healthy eating habits.
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