How To Create ‘Scratch N Sniff’ Sensory Gardens For Kids

By: Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Kids love touching EVERYTHING! They also enjoy smelling things, so why not put the things they love best together to create ‘scratch n sniff’ sensory gardens. What on earth is a ‘scratch n sniff’ garden theme? Simple. It’s basically the same thing as a sensory garden, appealing to the senses – but focuses more on touch and scent. Read on to learn more about these fun sensory gardens for kids.

Scratch and Sniff Garden Theme

A scratch and sniff garden theme not only makes a fun addition to the landscape but it affords the opportunity to become a crucial teaching element. Kids can learn about different textures, scents and more. Watching their ‘scratch n sniff’ plants grow teaches them about plant growth and the life cycle of plants.

Plant parts can even be used for craft projects. For instance, leaves and flowers can be dried and used to make fragrant potpourri.

These gardens can be designed in a number of ways too. Grow them inside or outside. Make them big or small. Plants can be grown in pots, the garden or even a windowsill. Whatever your child’s personal preference, sensory garden ideas aimed at touchy and smelly plants abound.

Sensory Garden Ideas for ‘Scratch n Sniff’ Theme

Here are some ideas for inclusion in your touchy-feely section of the scratch n sniff garden:

  • Create a little rockery with stones of various sizes, shapes and textures – from small to large, round to square and smooth to rough.
  • Add a water feature, be it one that moves, trickles or bubbles.
  • Use different textures for walkways like paving slabs and crushed gravel. Use a variety of mulch options such as bark, pebbles, sand, etc.
  • In addition to plants, include different types of screening like bamboo or lattice fencing.

There are all kinds of plants suitable for a curious child’s exploration. While it’s obvious that there will be some visual impact associated with the range of shapes, patterns and colors, try to focus on choosing plants with fascinating texture – furry/woolly, soft and silky. Bumpy, tickly and prickly (but stay away from plants that might cause injury.). Smooth, spongy and playful. Even sticky or wet plants, like sundew, aquarium plants and algae, make wonderful additions to this garden.

Plants for a ‘Scratch and Sniff’ Garden

‘Scratch n sniff’ plants to include are:

Furry, soft and silky plants

  • Artemisia
  • Lamb’s ears
  • Mullein
  • Pussy willow
  • California poppy
  • Yarrow

Bumpy, tickly, and prickly plants

  • Blue fescue
  • Northern sea oats
  • Fennel
  • Purple fountain grass
  • Roses
  • Purple coneflower
  • Sea holly
  • Hens-and-chicks
  • Pampas grass
  • Tickle me plant
  • Ferns

Smooth, spongy and playful plants

  • Cork oak
  • Smoke tree
  • Snow-in-summer
  • Fuchsia
  • Snapdragons
  • Moss
  • Venus flytrap

Scented herbs and edible plants

To make this sensory garden even more appealing, add in some smelly plants. Many herbs and other plants have scented foliage, and their aromas can be released by gently rubbing the leaves. Scents in plants vary greatly, as the way in which we perceive them. Some may be delightful; others deplorable. Include them all. Some good aromatic choices to include are:

  • Various mint varieties
  • Curry plant
  • Thyme varieties
  • Sage
  • Chamomile
  • Lemon balm
  • Lavender
  • Sweet Annie
  • Orange tree
  • Lemon tree
  • Garlic

Aromatic flowering plants and trees

  • Honeysuckle
  • Scented geraniums
  • Lily of the valley
  • Roses
  • Sweet peas
  • Heliotropes
  • Chameleon plant (colored foliage smells lemony)
  • Lilac
  • Chocolate flower
  • Ginkgo tree (rotten egg smell)
  • Voodoo lily
  • Stinking hellebore (aka: dungwort)
  • Dutchman’s pipe vine

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10+ Fun Ways to Teach Your Kids About the 5 Senses

Our five senses are extremely beneficial to our everyday lives because they help us to identify the things around us and they help us to understand the world around us. Teaching kids about the five senses can be a lot of fun and hands-on! Here are some ways to help kids understand and to teach them how to use their five senses!

40+ Things to Put in a Calm Down Kit for Kids

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And every child can benefit from having their own homemade calm down kit, filled with calming tools and things that suit their needs and interests.

I've always tried my best to teach my kids emotional regulation strategies such as deep breathing exercises, talking about emotions, and doing meditation as a family.

It is my hope that they'll feel confident managing anxiety, stress, and sensory overwhelm because they've practiced these different strategies. And having a tailor-made calm down box is another one of the strategies we use to promote healthy self-regulation skills.

So if you've been wondering how to make a calm down kit for your own kids, then look no further than this free printable list of 40+ things to put in their kit.

While this list is geared towards smaller children, I also have a list geared specifically towards older kids.

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Words To Describe A Garden

There are so many words to describe a garden that honestly that could be a post all of its own.

However, here is a short list of some popular words to describe a garden.

  • small
  • large
  • beautiful
  • elaborate
  • walled
  • formal
  • public
  • English
  • Japanese
  • enclosed
  • tropical
  • sunken
  • lush
  • shady
  • sunny
  • magnificent
  • overgrown
  • suburban
  • ornamental
  • miniature
  • attractive
  • organic
  • neglected
  • perennial

Neuroscience For Kids

Many of the experiments detailed below require that a blindfold be used. Keep in mind that some people do not like to be blindfolded. you could ask them to keep their eyes closed, but don't count on them having their eyes closed for a very long time. Also, some people are very sensitive to smells, so be careful. See The Nose Knows for background information on the sense of smell.

Expose Your Nose

We can recognized a wide variety of smells. Some smells can stir up memories. To demonstrate the sense of smell (olfaction), collect several items that have distinctive smells such as:

lemon | orange peel | cedar wood | perfume soaked cotton | banana | pine needles | chocolate | coffee | dirt | vanilla | garlic | onion | mint vinegar | moth balls | rose flowers | saw dust | ginger | peppermint | pencil shavings | potato chips

Keep the items separated and enclosed in plastic containers so that the odors do not mix. Put a blindfold on a student (or punch holes in the top of the containers to eliminate the need of a blindfold) and ask the student to:

Questions and Comparisons:

  1. Identify the item by smell.
  2. Rate the odor (strong, pleasant, neutral, [bad or good for young kids])
  3. Tell about any memories associated with the smells.

  • Smells: lemon, orange peel, cedar wood, perfume, banana, pine, etc.
  • Blindfold or container to hold the smelly items

Use only small amounts of each item and instruct students to take only small whiffs from each container. Be especially careful with perfume and moth balls.

Take a Walk on the Smelly Side

Plan a trip outside. The trip could include places around a school. You could visit the cafeteria, the library, the main office, a garden, or the playground. As you take the walk, write down all the smells you find. When you get back to class compare the smells that you found with those found by other students.

Smell Match

Collect pairs of items that smell and place them in containers that you cannot see through. Poke holes into the top of the containers. Mix up the containers and try to match the containers that have the same item. When you have made your decisions, open up the containers and see how you did.

lemon | orange peel | cedar wood | perfume soaked cotton | banana | pine needles | chocolate | coffee | dirt | vanilla | garlic | onion | mint vinegar | moth balls | rose flowers | saw dust | ginger | peppermint | pencil shavings | potato chips

  • Smells
  • Containers

How Sweet It Is

We know that the nose can identify a wide variety of smells. How sensitive is your sense of smell? Collect various dilutions of a cologne, perfume or even a fruit juice with a strong smell. Cologne or perfume works well because it is concentrated. Add a few drops to a plastic container (like a washed 8 oz. yogurt cup) and fill the remainder of the container with a set amount of water (for the yogurt cup, add 4 oz. of water). In the next container, add a few more drops of perfume than you had in the first container and add the same amount (4 oz.) of water. MAKE SURE YOU KEEP TRACK OF WHICH CONTAINER HAS THE MORE CONCENTRATED SOLUTIONS, but do this on a separate piece of paper. For example, mark a container with a letter or number or symbol and "code" it by the number of drops of perfume on a "secret" piece of paper.

Make at least 5 samples with varying concentrations of odor. Now for the experiment. mix up the "order" of the solutions and ask students to rate which samples have the strongest (most pungent) odors. Depending on what you are using to create the smells, you may have to experiment on yourself to get the best different concentrations. Keep track of where mistakes are made.

  1. Are mistakes made in the same place of the "concentration gradient"?
  2. With repeated attempts to rate the concentration, does the performance get better or worse?
  3. Are the first samples "easy" to smell the later samples? Is there any adaptation of the sense of smell?

  • Smells: perfume
  • Container to hold the smelly items (or a blindfold of the diluted solutions are different colors
  • Water for dilutions

Smell Cards

A bit like "scratch and sniff" cards, these smell cards could be used for memory or matching type games. Collect a number of dried herbs, spices or flowers that have a strong smell. Glue some of your "smelly" items on index cards or cardboard. Make sure that you don't completely cover the "smell" with glue.

  • Smells: dried herbs (oregano, basil, rosemary, etc), spices (cinnamon, etc.) and flowers
  • Paper: cardboard or index cards
  • Glue

You Smell! Really, You Do!!

Each person has his or her individual smell. we smell different from one another. It is a bit like a fingerprint. I suppose you could call it a "smell print." You might find this experiment a bit gross, but you might find the results surprising. Get three identical, clean T-shirts that have already been washed. Mark one with an "X" behind the shirt tag. Wear one for a few hours (and try not to get it too dirty). Then get the other two T-shirts and mix them up with the one your wore. Now using your sense of smell, find the one that you wore. Ask someone else if they can tell which T-shirt you wore.

You could also give the T-shirts to three different people. Have them wear their T-shirts for a few hours. Take the T-shirts and have each person try to identify the one they wore. See if each person can match the T-shirt with the person who wore it.

  • Three identical T-shirts (or other type of shirt).

Make Your Own Perfume

Do you have a favorite scent? Perhaps you can make it yourself. Here are a few recipes to try:

  1. Place one cup of water in a bowl.
  2. Add one cup of fresh chopped flower blossoms to the water.
  3. Let the flower/water mixture sit overnight. (Flowers with strong smells: lilac, lavender, orange blossoms, honeysuckle.)
  4. Strain the water through a coffee filter into a clean container.
  5. Squeeze the coffee filter to get all of the liquid. Throw away the filter.

  1. Place one cup of water in a bowl.
  2. Add a dash of vanilla flavoring, a dash of cinnamon and a few cloves.
  3. Let the mixture sit overnight and filter it with a coffee filter.
  4. Smell the water: if you need more of one ingredient, add it, and let it sit. Filter it again.

  1. Experiment with spices such as mint, rosemary, and orange peel.

Smell Detective

How many smells can you smell? Collect 10 different items with different odors. Let someone smell all 10 items so they are familiar with the different smells. Give a list of the items to this person. Now mix at least two smells together. Can the person correctly identify the smells your mixed? What if you mix three, four or more smells together. Can the person still pick out each smell?

  • Smells
  • Containers for items

Edible / Inedible

Your nose and brain are suppose to help you find foods that are good to eat. But how well does this system work? Collect at least 10 different items that smell -- some should be things that you can eat such as cheese, curry powder, spices, mushrooms, fruits, and some items are things you should not eat. Test people to see if they can pick out things that can be eaten and those that can't.

  • Smells
  • Containers for items

Complete lesson plan on olfaction with Teacher Resource, Teacher Guide and Student Guide.

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School gardens are a wonderful way to use the schoolyard as a classroom, reconnect students with the natural world and the true source of their food, and teach them valuable gardening and agriculture concepts and skills that integrate with several subjects, such as math, science, art, health and physical education, and social studies, as well as several educational goals, including personal and social responsibility.

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. Young people increasingly are isolated from the land and deprived of the joys and responsibilities it teaches.
— Alice Waters

To a great extent we are a deplaced people for whom our
immediate places are no longer sources of food, water, livelihood,
energy, materials, friends, recreation, or sacred inspiration.
— David Orr

A Very Brief History of School Gardens

School gardens are not new. When I visited the Philippines in 1994, I saw a garden in every schoolyard. One elementary school principal explained to me that the students worked in the garden and, in return, received a nutritious lunch every day. Going a lot further back, school gardens were quite common in Victorian times in England as part of nature study classes, during the world wars in many countries where food shortages occurred, and in the post-civil war era in the USA.

Suzi Teghtmeyer, the plant sciences librarian for Michigan State University, has compiled a fascinating set of primary documents related to school gardening from the late 1800s to the present, especially — but not only — in the United States. Check out School Gardening in the Early 1900s Through Today.

The importance of encouraging our children in outdoor work with living plants is now recognized. It benefits the health, broadens the education, and gives a valuable training in industry and thrift. The great garden movement is sweeping over all America, and our present problem is to direct it and make it most profitable to the children in our schools and homes.
— Van Evrie Kilpatrick, 1918, in The Child’s Food Garden, With a Few Suggestions for Flower Culture

The Benefits of School Gardens

Experience and research have shown numerous benefits of school gardens and natural landscaping:

  • students learn focus and patience, cooperation, teamwork and social skills
  • they gain self-confidence and a sense of "capableness" along with new skills and knowledge in food growing — soon-to-be-vital for the 21st century
  • garden-based teaching addresses different learning styles and intelligences our non-readers can blossom in the garden!
  • achievement scores improve because learning is more relevant and hands-on
  • students become more fit and healthy as they spend more time active in the outdoors and start choosing healthy foods over junk
  • the schoolyard is diversified and beautified
  • graffiti and vandalism decrease because students respect what they feel some ownership in

J. Michael Murphy, an associate professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School, studied the Edible Schoolyard program in Berkeley, California for two years. He discovered that school gardens are both "shrinking students' waistlines and increasing their understanding of food and the environment." He observed that "when middle school students in large urban communities are given the opportunity to learn about ecology in a real-world context, they are more enthusiastic about attending school, make better grades, eat healthier food due to wiser food choices, and become more knowledgeable about natural processes."

Information alone can never become knowledge, and knowledge never becomes wisdom without some kind of rooting in the good soil of experience.
— James Raffan

I love this account, by Ann Simms, of the academic rigour in the Edible Schoolyard program:

"The Edible Schoolyard's botany and culinary classes are no slacker electives. Rather, they're fully integrated into the school's traditional academic curriculum. Students learn about photosynthesis by observing plant leaves in the garden as well as by studying chemical formulas in their textbooks. In the indoor kitchen classroom, students discover the history and concept of food preservation during the Neolithic period, as they taste the very grains that have been harvested for millennia. After getting their hands dirty in the garden and then cleaning them up for work in the kitchen, students record their observations in a journal. This exercise gives the kids a chance to process what they've done. The written track record also gives educators a better chance to monitor learning and development."

Click on the garden photo below to read A Green School Vision in the Making, which I wrote soon after I started working at this school. The "learning garden" project was only a few months old then, but I was so excited by the kids' excitement that I had to tell as many people as possible!

You should see that garden now . a grape arbour for shade, Three Sisters plantings, a pizza garden, an Asian veggie garden, and a variety of fun vegetables (plus alpine strawberries) for the kids to enjoy, some before the summer holiday and many more that welcome them back to a new school year. This garden became a hands-on science lab, a refuge during breaks, a poetry trail for language arts lessons, a focus for sketching and other art activities, and a showcase for our school's Green School initiative.

We could have Chez Panisse food in the cafeteria and the kids wouldn't eat it. The key is learning how to grow the very fruits and vegetables they reject at the family dinner table. This may sound like a clichГ© by now, but it's true. If they grow it, they'll eat it.

— Marsha Guerrero, executive director of The Edible Schoolyard

Getting Your School Garden Started

You can start a "school garden" simply and quickly, by using sunny window sills or window boxes (see Little Green Thumbs, for example), or by setting up a container garden in a courtyard or somewhere in the playground. However, to really dig in, here's some advice (mainly from Texas A & M University Aggie Horticulture):

  • seek help from at least one colleague, parent or community member who is into organic gardening, even if you're an experienced gardener
  • evaluate your site
    • does it get a minimum of six hours of full sun per day?
    • is there easy access to water?
    • is it close enough to classrooms to get used? (out of sight could become out of mind)
    • can it be protected from marauding visitors of the two-legged and four-legged varieties?

  • test the soil texture, drainage, and composition (this can be part of a science lesson)
  • plan/design your garden according to your site and your goals (be sure to use some plants that will produce before the summer break and lots that will be ready when the students return)
    • do you want a separate plot or raised bed for each class?
    • do you want to include garden plots for community members?
    • do you want a greenhouse or cold frame to extend your growing season?
    • will you include a compost centre? (beware rodents!)
    • will you need a tool shed?
    • do you want to incorporate an outdoor classroom area and/or shade structure?
    • choose a theme for your garden — and enjoy!
Don't worry about success or failure. Keep in mind that if something in the garden dies, that's a science lesson (the circle of life). And if it ripens and your students get to eat it and share some with the food bank, that's a nutrition lesson, and a lesson in altruism, too.

School Garden Themes

Special themes make the school garden more fun, and offer lots of opportunities for creative and critical thinking. You might want to try a different one each year, or a different one for each grade or class.

  • ABC garden (A is for artichokes or alyssum, B is for broccoli or begonias, etc.)
  • vegetable soup garden (ask your students what veggies they would like to grow to put in their soup next autumn)
  • crayon colour garden or rainbow garden (purple potatoes, anyone?)
  • enchanted garden or adventure garden (with pole bean teepees, a corn maze, sunflower forts and other places to hide and let the imagination run wild)

  • sensory garden or scratch and sniff garden
  • tea garden, herb garden or perfume garden (students at one school I worked in made herbal tea bags from their scratch and sniff garden to sell at school events as a fundraiser for their Green Club making and selling bouquets garnis or scented sachets would also work)
  • butterfly garden
  • sundial garden
  • Peter Rabbit garden or salad garden
  • storybook garden (see Junior Master Gardener's Literature in the Garden)
  • music garden
  • jelly garden ("The idea of creating a garden specifically for making jellies sounds really fun. I think kids could really get into a project like this. Mixing and matching fruits and their flavors to create the best jelly would be a lifelong journey of getting to know a place: a labor of love and a declaration of your terroir." — Amy Stross)
  • bird (or hummingbird) garden
  • dinosaur garden (using plants that have survived since prehistoric times)
  • history garden ("If you have a pocket of native plants, you have an historical treasure. Consider it an antique that needs your help to make it through the coming hundreds of years." — Merv Wallace)
  • pizza garden (below is a photo of my students creating their pizza garden one year)

  • art garden (mimicking a famous painting, growing dye plants, or ensuring beautiful places to observe and sketch the natural world)
  • multicultural garden (I participated in a tour of community gardens in Toronto a few years ago and saw peanuts growing, and jute, calliloo, okra and other plants I'd never seen before)
  • discovery or experimental garden (a local farmer once told me that the best gardeners he'd ever met were soil scientists, because they understood that different plants thrive on different types of soil — imagine the experimental possibilities!)
  • permaculture garden or edible landscaping
  • a garden of nature's medicines (herbal plants)
  • friendship garden (using companion plantings?)
  • indigenous garden (for example, Three Sisters plantings are fun and educational, and here's an example of an Indigenous Education Garden)
  • peace garden (which becomes "a symbol of hope for the future and our school's commitment to peace — peace within ourselves and our school community, peace within the global family and peace with the rest of nature")
  • school goals garden (as an illustration, check out this Equity and Inclusive Education Garden, which uses plants and their properties to symbolically represent what the school believes in)
  • fruit garden (with dwarf or espaliered fruit trees, strawberry beds, vining grapes or kiwis, and a "berry walk")
  • giant plants (pumpkins, squash, corn, hollyhocks, sunflowers)
  • rain garden (landscaping to prevent runoff)
  • moon garden (white flowers that glow at night, others that open only at night or that attract night creatures)
  • winter garden (in temperate zones, or to provide winter food for birds)
  • memorial garden
  • accessible garden (with beds raised high enough for students or staff who use wheelchairs or walkers to be able to access them visit AccessibleGardens for more information and examples)
  • a climate change friendly garden, where students can learn about "carbon farming" and regenerative ways to care for the soil
  • Twelve Fun and Easy Vegetables to Plant in Your School Garden

    1. sugar snap peas, great for planting along garden fences early in the growing season
    2. lettuce, spinach, and other leafy greens, with new seeds planted every two weeks for continued harvest (another early season one)
    3. radishes grow quickly and are ready to eat in a month (plant early in the season and they won't get too spicy)
    4. carrots grow quickly, too, though the seeds are quite tiny and hard to handle (try carrot seed tape)
    5. potatoes, planted early, could be ready for harvest before the summer break (just cut seed potatoes with an eye in each piece and bury)
    6. green beans, bush or pole, are great raw or cooked
    7. cherry tomatoes and tomatillos are fun for kids — make some salsa together (Shhhh, secret tip for school and community gardens: to discourage two-legged garden marauders, choose a tomato variety that is orange when ripe fewer uninvited visitors will take them, thinking they haven't ripened yet..)
    8. pumpkins take more space and won't be ready until fall, but are perfect for teaching patience
    9. broccoli is not known as a favourite of children — until they've grown their own (buy starter plants to speed this one up consider purple sprouting broccoli)
    10. sunflowers — okay, not a vegetable, but in the fall, your students can dry and eat the seeds, or leave the flower heads in the garden as a treat for birds
    11. Asian greens, such as pac choi, because they germinate and grow so rapidly in cooler weather
    12. kale, because there's no better way to make a hand salad (see below)!

    Some Final Suggestions

      Please ensure that your school garden is grown organically, with no toxic pesticides or synthetic fertilizers.

    Invite parents and community gardeners to help out. You don't have to do it all.

    Be sure to organize ahead of time for volunteers (usually one student's family per week, depending on the size of the garden) to come in over the summer months to water and weed the garden. In some schools, the volunteers take half of whatever is ripe during their week to the local food bank, and take the rest home as a thank you.

    Watch to see if gardening "vocabulary" seeps into usage amongst your students and colleagues. The organic language of gardening is so much "greener" and more life-affirming than the techno language of computers.

    Track your school garden's growth through photos, student artwork and poems, and a journal. Create and display a calendar of gardening activities: planting dates, special events, volunteer schedules, etc. Keep your garden in the spotlight by sharing your photos, accomplishments and milestones in the school newsletter and on bulletin boards, and by holding harvest celebrations. Let your local media know about your successes.

    Plan for success (even if you don't attain it at first). Use plants that grow well in your area and that will mature quickly as well as some that will be ready for the new school year. Gardening is a lesson in patience and delayed gratification, but an early salad with pea shoots and the flowers of over-wintered kale will win over the students. Keep garden lessons fun and hands-on.

  • And finally, because your original group of student gardeners will eventually move on, be sure to involve and instill ownership in new students each year, by allowing them to make design and planting decisions.
  • Resources for School and Children's Gardening

    My Favourite Movie

    • ". And This Is My Garden" is a wonderfully inspiring account by Katharina Stieffenhofer of the Mel Johnson School gardeners and their teacher, Eleanor Woitowicz

      The Edible Schoolyard (check out their garden tour on video) (everything you'll need to get kids, well, gardening!)

    Center for Ecoliteracy (initiatives that link food, culture, health and the environment)

    Evergreen (great advice and support for naturalizing your schoolyard)

    Square Foot Gardening (a great way to garden, especially in small spaces or for people with disabilities)

    City Farmer (includes links to stories about urban gardening with children)

    Intergenerational Landed Learning (ideas for uniting generations in a community learning initiative based on agriculture and food as the link between a healthy environment and human well-being)

    OISE Learning Garden (the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education in Toronto has developed themed garden beds to match the foundational concepts of its programs)

  • Butterfly Gardening Resource Guide (a fabulous compilation of online resources about gardening to attract pollinators, by Eric Vinje over at

    • Roots, Shoots, Buckets and Boots: Gardening Together with Children, by Sharon Lovejoy

    The Global Garden, a fabulous pop-up book by Kate Petty and Jennie Maizels, with paper
    engineering by Corina Fletcher

  • Get Growing! Activities for Food and Garden Learning, edited by Jolie Mayer-Smith and Linda Peterat

  • A Compilation of School Gardening Quotes

    As a way to show our appreciation to educators and community members who support school gardens, GreenHeart Education offers you this downloadable set of ready-to-print quotes for your School Garden Club bulletin board or to include in school newsletters.

    A great way to teach ecological literacy and respect for the Earth, along with important food production skills, is to help your students grow a garden. So get your hands dirty, grow something both healthy and delicious, and teach your students what might end up being the most important thing they ever learn.

    Watch the video: How To Make: DIY Sensory Garden

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