Kinder Learns the fundamentals at Kester

This week at Kester Farms Kindergarteners got to express their artistic side while they learned the four parts of soil.

It is important that we maintain healthy levels of Water, Air, Nutrients and Organic Matter. Healthy soil = Healthy Plants

It is important that we maintain healthy levels of Water, Air, Nutrients and Organic Matter.

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Healthy Soil = Healthy Plants

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After we learned about the soil in theory, we went into the garden to get hands on experience observing the soil and finding all four parts present in the soil at Kester.

Digging into the soil we found rocks organic matter. Pulling up the weeds is a good way to find insects living in the soil!

Digging into the soil we found rocks organic matter. Pulling up the weeds is a good way to find insects living in the soil!

 

And at the end of class it was time to reward their focus and hard work!

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On the menu… Mega Cabbage!