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Holistic Planning

Theme:
A. Introducing permaculture
B. Living nature
C. Design
D. Growing food
E. Built environment and resource use
F. Social permaculture
Holistic planning (HP):
Eyes
Hands
Heart
Head
Age:
3-6
7-12

Theme  Topic  Sub Topic Age HP Details
Soil and stone Indicator species Create a story, poem or song about the need for plants to have their own niche (i.e. how different types of plants love being in different places).
Soil and stone Indicator species Learn that an indicator species is one which, if abundant, healthy and spontaneous (not planted), can tell you something about the local conditions, such as a plant which tells you whether the soil is compacted, wet, dry, acidic, or alkaline.
The animal, fungus and bacteria kingdoms Animal families, homes, names, footprints and other signs Visit a farm and learn about how the farmers care for different animals and what the animals contribute to the farm.
The animal, fungus and bacteria kingdoms Animal families, homes, names, footprints and other signs Listen to different birdsong in the forest and garden.
The animal, fungus and bacteria kingdoms Animal families, homes, names, footprints and other signs See, touch, smell, hear different signs of animals, such as feathers, bones, skulls, fur, footprints, poo, bird song.
The animal, fungus and bacteria kingdoms Animal families, homes, names, footprints and other signs Look after an animal for several weeks (e.g. worms, fish, chickens) with the help of an adult.
The animal, fungus and bacteria kingdoms Animal families, homes, names, footprints and other signs Collect and make use of an animal product (manure, eggs, feathers etc.)
The animal, fungus and bacteria kingdoms Animal families, homes, names, footprints and other signs Identify very common animal tracks (e.g. dog, person, horse).
The animal, fungus and bacteria kingdoms Animal families, homes, names, footprints and other signs Think about the feelings of animals and discuss how you know when they are happy, sad, afraid etc.
The animal, fungus and bacteria kingdoms Animal families, homes, names, footprints and other signs Be confident to touch animals, and not to harm them.
The animal, fungus and bacteria kingdoms Animal families, homes, names, footprints and other signs Learn about the functions of some animals in a garden (e.g. worms building soil/ birds eating insects).
The animal, fungus and bacteria kingdoms Animal families, homes, names, footprints and other signs Discuss the needs of different kinds of animals.
The animal, fungus and bacteria kingdoms Animal families, homes, names, footprints and other signs Learn about the families, homes, names, footprints and signs of different local animals.
The animal, fungus and bacteria kingdoms Animal families, homes, names, footprints and other signs Learn about how animals defend themselves (e.g. spines of a hedgehog or by looking like dangerous animal e.g. wasp), and how they get around other species' defenses.
The animal, fungus and bacteria kingdoms Mushrooms See and touch different shapes/sizes/species of mushrooms with an adult.
The animal, fungus and bacteria kingdoms Mushrooms Collect mushrooms and use them for cooking (in cooperation with adults).
The animal, fungus and bacteria kingdoms Mushrooms Listen to a story about trees talking to each in a forest through the tiny thread like web of fungi that interconnect the roots of the trees throughout the entire forest. Imagine being a tree in the forest - standing in the tree yoga position for example with the other children to make a forest. What messages do you send to each other?
The animal, fungus and bacteria kingdoms Mushrooms Learn that there are many species of mushrooms, and that some are edible and others poisonous.
The animal, fungus and bacteria kingdoms The animal kingdom: Patterns, functions, relationships Visit different animal habitats/homes e.g. ponds, rocks.
The animal, fungus and bacteria kingdoms The animal kingdom: Patterns, functions, relationships Do the web of life activity to see how animals are connected to everything else in the web of life; and how each part of the web can affect the whole habitat.

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