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Location: Rutland

Training Type: In Person

Total Hours: 2

Cost: $ 5.00

Scholarship: No

Contact Information:

Liz king
(802) 775-3906

Youth Gardening Workshop for Childcare Providers Sylvia Kennedy-Godin

Special Topics:
Sponsor: Childcare Provider's Network of Rutland
Instructor: Melinda Hardt from VFFC-FABEL

Come spend an evening learning about ways to cultivate interest and engage children in the garden. Gardening with children helps them gain fine motor skills, garners responsibility, creates a sense of ownership and grows healthy connections to food and the environment. Get ideas for all spaces, and learn how you can incorporate gardening into your daily routine. In this workshop participants will learn how to create themed gardens such as pizza gardens, alphabet gardens, sensory gardens color wheel gardens and more!

Core Knowledge Area
  • Child Development & Learning
  • Safety & Wellness
  • Developmentally Appropriate & Inclusive Practices
  • Curriculum & Learning Environments
  • Infant/Toddler
  • Preschool/PreK
  • School-Age
Session Dates
Session Times
May 22, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Additional Information

Training will be held at the Rotary Educational Greenhouse located in the indoor farmer's market on 251 West Street in Rutland. There is a $5.00 fee for providers who are not members of the network to cover cost of materials, It can be paid the night of the workshop.