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The ABC’S of Farm Education

If you want to learn more about the ins and outs of making school groups part of your farm plan, you should consider coming to this workshop.

DATES: April 3rd and 4th

PLACE: Everdale Farm: Hillsburgh, Ontario

To register contact: karen@everdale.org or 519-855-4859 x105

Join Shelburne Farms and Everdale Farm educators for two days of fun farm education! We will share exciting, hands-on ways to develop education programs for school groups and guests on your farm with easy-to-use activities from Project SEASONS.

Take these lessons, songs, exhibit ideas, and more back home and see how fun your farm can be for visitors. Whatever your farming background and whatever your farm, this workshop is for you! Discussion topics include marketing your farm program to schools and the community, creating a safe farm environment for the public, and meeting teachers’ needs.

Project SEASONS is a collection of seasonal, interdisciplinary activities and teaching ideas developed by teachers for the pre-K and elementary school classroom. Investigation and hands-on activities help students discover the agricultural and ecological world around them.

The Project SEASONS book includes:
· More than 147 activities using low-cost and easily found materials
· Learning objectives, grade ranging and time required for each lesson
· Accurate, lively information and thematic bibliography
· Activities easily adapted to on-farm visits.
Project Seasons
 

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