The Garden Classroom

Transform your science and math, reading and writing, imaginative play, and arts and crafts all through garden-based activities. The Garden Classroom offers a whole year of outdoors play and learning ideas, however big or small your outdoor space – and comes with a lovely, free gift.

The Garden Classroom :: hands-on garden activities for kids including math, science, literacy and art

Welcome to The Garden Classroom

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Fizzy science experiment with bicarbonate soda and vinegar

This is a really fun, fizzy science experiment that you can try with your children: using bicarbonate of soda and vinegar to have fun with chemistry. Don’t forget the glitter!
Fab fizzy science experiment for kids - great sensory play, kitchen science experiment or science fair project

Fizzy science experiment with bicarbonate of soda and vinegar

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Nature walk ideas :: Simple Play

Welcome to day nine of our Simple Play :: complex learning series, where today we’re sharing nature walk ideas. Read on for ideas for observing the seasons and using your walk as a springboard into art, craft and sensory play. Great ideas for nature walk activities | NurtureStore :: inspiration for kids

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How to grow crystals :: easy kids science project

Here’s how to grow crystals using alum – sparkly science for kids using simple household materials.

Cool and easy science project for kids! How to grow crystals with alum

How to grow crystals using alum :: science for kids

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Ice play ~ Simple Play :: complex learning

For day two of our Simple Play :: complex learning series, we’re looking at ice play. It’s a great contrast to yesterday’s water play ideas and offers the opportunity for lots of exploring and discovering.

Exploring ice: hands-on science for kids.

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