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  Tuesday, March 7, 2017

From the seed to the plant

By Isabelle Gilet

Gardening in Kindergarten

As part of the Kindergarten curriculum, “Exploring the World”, the students need to observe the stages of germination, learn to care for and observe the development of a plant.

After observing different seeds, the children made hypothesis on how the seed will transform: into a flower, a tree, a turnip or a pumpkin…

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The last chapter of this Learning process was to plant and grow some wheat.

The Kindergarten were very happy to see the wheat they had planted last month had grown and was showing nice “wheat ears”.

Charlotte and her classmates make sure they get enough water but not too much! A true skill they need to master: “Take care and observe the developme

nt of a plant”.