Preschool – Kindergarten

by Emily Hunt, Tim Hunley, and Hume Linty


Theme Name of lesson
Garden Community Introducing Dirt What We Learned in the Garden
Plant Biology Seed Sorting & Planting Tops and Bottoms
Nutrient Cycles 4Rs Relay Race Introducing Worms
Soil What Is Soil Made Of? Growing Vegetable Soup
Cycles in Nature Changing Seasons Weather
Cycles in Nature Watering the Garden Shadows
Interdependence Adaptations Compost Critters
Plants and Animals Where Do Animals Live? Shapes in Nature
Nutrition Eat a Rainbow Plants for Breakfast


The content found in this demo chapter has been adapted from Berkeley Public Schools’ Gardening and Cooking Program via


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