Learning Benefits of Gardening

As the saying goes,
“more than a seed is planted in a garden”.

Gardening helps children to…

• Have dispositions and motivation to learn. What can be more exciting than sowing, growing, harvesting?
• Gain in self-confidence. Growing, harvesting, sharing and eating is rewarding, develops self-esteem and care and consideration for others
• Form relationships and work as part of a group. Watering, weeding and picking involve teamwork, and self-control
• Manage hygiene – Working outside involves practice in care of self – washing hands