Food and Health
Landscapes, Trees, and Plants
Wildlife
Participants
18
Hours
25
People Served
60

What is your wish for this project?

We wish to "green" our preschool. From our community map we noticed that we don't have a lot of green space in our immediate area. By adding container gardens and hanging gardens we can add plants and herbs to our playground and outdoor classroom space.

How did it go?

During our project on Community Helpers we engaged in a community mapping project. Since the children in our class come from several different towns we decided to make a map our our school community. First we talked about our school and the area surrounding our school. We used Google Maps to look at the street and ariel view of the school. We identified different areas of the environment such as, trees, green space, water, buildings, parking lots, etc. The next day, we used photographs of o...read more