Kids are by nature exuberant, curious and very in-the-moment with their actions. When we did the CAEYC show in San Diego this year, quite a few schools mentioned they had trouble with the kids digging up or trampling the plants in their gardens. One of the schools participating in Bloomers! Schoolyard this summer had to replant their know + grow Garden due to the same issue. Part of the magic of Bloomers! is teaching kids that all plants and trees are alive... that we should... read more
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The Bloomers! blog for grownups. Whether you're a family member, educator, or friend, join us in the wonderful ways to explore the splendors of nature with children. An early appreciation for nature allows our young ones to grow up with a healthy regard for themselves and their surroundings.
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