Kindergarten bee loving planting project

June 01, 2017
We read Bee and Me by Elle J. McGuinness, and then talked as a group about the importance of bees, and their declining population. We talked about the use of harmful pesticides, and the importance of providing food sources for bees so that our own food supply can survive. Each child then planted a bee-loving plant and a basil plant in a compostable pot to take home to plant in their yard.

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Students will be impacted this year

Intended impact of project

Increased environmental & sustainability literacy

Impact of project

Improved environmental/sustainability literacy

More impact of project

The students were very interested to learn about what types of food require bees to survive. Many of the students were eager to tell me where they planned to plant their new flower when they got home.