Schoolyard

Gardening benefits children in many ways – it can help them solve problems, appreciate self-esteem, lifestyle and develop literacy and numeracy. More importantly, gardening is a clean path for work outside the classroom, fun, creative and developing in children a spirit of responsibility in the face of global issues including the environment. Allow the children on your eco-committee to decide what they want to grow, by giving them this responsibility they will be fully engaged and committed to caring for their plants. It aims to achieve the following objectives: Promote recreational activities that strengthen the retention of young children in school; Promote environmentally sensitive thinking activities; Improve children’s participation in thinking about their school environment today and tomorrow as well as their contribution to its preservation and improvement; Promote critical thinking favorable to the environment and improve the involvement of young children in tree planting, waste collection and cleaning work and instill in them the spirit of classifying collected waste by category; Grant children a space conducive to learning, reflection, involvement, know-how and living skills and allow them to create an image or vision; Enable children to bring environmental knowledge into their families and communities to promote the transposition of school environmental actions into the home; Change the image that school grounds/courtyards have in the education system.