1. 2010-04-01 This article is from ECHO Asia Note #5 Across Asia, small institutions such as children's homes play an essentialrole in caring for orphans and other young people at risk. Likewise, hostels (i.e., boarding facilities) provide disadvantaged students with safe places tostay in order to further...
  2. 1996-04-01 4 - 7 years A littered lot in New York’s Alphabet City is transformed into a lush garden by people of the neighborhood. Young Marisol finds a small patch of her own, where she plants a large, flat seed. As it grows up and up, it surprises everyone and becomes the most special plant in the Garden...
  3. 2008-04-01 Kids are captivated by growing things. They’re fascinated by the way a seed, when planted, watered, and cared for, sprouts into a baby plant that’s soon putting out its first roots and leaves. Inspired by children’s innate affinity for gardening, Tina Davis has createdSow and Grow—a year’s worth...
  4. 2002-03-06 8 - 12 years New city. New school. Michael is feeling all alone—until he discovers the school garden! There’s so many ways to learn, and so much work to do. Taste a leaf? Mmm, nice and tangy hot. Dig for bugs? “Roly-poly!” he yells. But the garden is much more than activities outdoors: making...
  5. 2017-03-14 5 - 8 years A companion to the newOver and Under the Pondand the belovedOver and Under the Snow, this sweet exploration of the hidden world and many lives of a garden through the course of a year "could not be more lovely," according to theWashington Post. Up in the garden, the world is full of...
  6. 2010-01-05 4 - 8 years “Nelson’s pictures, a jaw-dropping union of African textiles collaged with oil paintings, brilliantly capture the villagers’ clothing and the greening landscape…This is, in a word, stunning.” —KirkusReviews(starred review) “Nelson’s (We Are the Ship) breathtaking portraits of Maathai...
  7. 2005-01-20 Many believe that learning at school happens only inside the classroom. Now we recognize that the whole school environment is involved in children's development. The school grounds are: a source of food for improving children's diet and health; a source of healthy influences (clean drinking...
  8. We create opportunities for kids to learn though gardening, engaging their natural curiosity and wonder by providing inspiration, community know-how and resources. For 35 years, KidsGardening has led the school gardening movement. As a national nonprofit, we are improving nutritional attitudes,...
  9. 2018-02-22