Monday, January 3, 2011

January School Garden Ideas

National Hobby Month: Why not start a new hobby, such as gardening!

National Soup Month: Plan for a vegetable soup garden;

National Staying Healthy Month: Eating healthy foods and getting lots of exercise will help you stay healthy during January and the months to come!

Jan. 4: Trivia Day: Create a garden themed trivia quiz to keep your students on their toes for springtime gardening! Here are some great gardening facts:

Jan. 5: Bean Day:
Did you know…most beans contain at least 20% protein and are high in carbohydrates, which provides long lasting energy.

Jan. 11: Cigarettes Are Hazardous To Your Health Day: Teach about the hazards that smoking cigarettes pose. Try to make an impact on the health concerns associated with them.

Jan. 19: National Popcorn Day: Start a microfarm in your class room and grow popcorn seedlings. The seedlings actually taste like popcorn!

Jan. 29: National Seed Swap Day: Talk with other schools to swap ideas, activities, and seeds!

Jan. 31: Inspire Your Heart With Art Day: Try some veggie art with your students. Read about a great art project in one of our earlier blog posts:

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