Our First Harvest: A Bilingual Garden-Based Early Childhood Curriculum
In 2003, Rebecca Lemos and Lola Bloom took on the name City Blossoms and began teaching year-long workshops in schools, after school programs, and in summer camps. Today City Blossoms works with over 3,000 children and youth all over the Washington D.C. area.
Their book is coming in early March 2013 for early childhood educators
By City Blossoms
After years of teaching children ages 3-5 City Blossoms is publishing Our First Harvest/Nuestra Primera Cosecha, a bilingual year-round curriculum consisting of 30 garden-related lessons plus all kinds of resources and helpful hints. Lessons align with typical educational standards and investigate subjects including:
* Observing plant life cycles
* Learning about insects and their roles in a garden
* Creating nature-inspired artwork
* Making garden-inspired recipes
Fun and playful, this book is designed to work for learning centers just starting to explore gardening to schools with established green spaces. Books will be available soon for purchase on this site and other venues. Until then e.mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.