Teach students about life cycles by learning about worms and the ways they benefit the garden and farms. Through reading literature and completing hands-on activities, the class will conduct a worm investigation and observe that the organisms (and other animals) need food, air and space to grow.
Children gain knowledge and interest in new fruits and vegetables through making an alphabet boarder for the classroom. Students learn to identify new fruits and vegetables. Students work together to complete a class project.
- Alphabet Board – Preschool (quick view as .pdf)
This classroom-friendly recipe does not require any cooking, and the local apples make it a sweet treat that kids will love! The associated lesson plan includes classroom suggestions for apple activities.
- Apple Salad recipe and lesson plan (quick view as .pdf)
These quesadillas put a local spin on an old favorite. The associated lesson plan includes cabbage facts and activities.
- Apple Cabbage Quesadilla recipe and lesson plan (quick view as .pdf)
Children use their sense to explore apples and gain confidence in trying new fruits.
- Apple Tasting – Preschool (quick view as .pdf)
Children will learn about different types of fresh berries and practice their listening skills to follow instructions and make their own individual snack.
- Berry Parfaits – Preschool (quick view as .pdf)