COMPOSTING FOR KIDS
Get your hands dirty again, as you learn how to build super strong compost that will enrich your garden, fill it with millions of micro-organisms and ancient minerals, and you can take some home to get you started.
PLEASE NOTE: Parents are welcome to attend, but parent involvement is not necessary as teachers are qualified and numbers are restricted to cater for this. As a hands-on activity, and for maximum learning ability, numbers are capped for this session so BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.
About the Presenters:
The Living Classroom Project is an outdoor learning program that has been functioning for over 17 years in schools across NSW and Queensland. Using experiential, hands- on learning, the programs are tailored to primary and secondary school students, introducing them to the principles and practices of permaculture design, to build and plant organic vegetable gardens, at both home and school.
Living Classroom is different from other gardening progams in that we create seating circles, bed designs, 4 seasons vegetable gardens tied in with water harvesting via swales, food forestry to improve micro-climate of playgrounds, and cafeteria composting – lunch to soil. All teachers have degrees in Education, the Principal is a qualified landscape architect, and 2 of the educators are PDC qualified.
The principles demonstrated in all Living Classroom programs support disaster prevention and crisis management.