Welcome to the Children in Permaculture Activities section
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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
Growing food Growing food the permaculture way Spot local plants which are poisonous, harmful and/or edible. This can turn into a (hand) game 'Everyone run and stand next to a poisonous plant' or 'Everyone touch an oak tree'.
Growing food Growing food the permaculture way Observe and identify different types of seeds.
Growing food Growing food the permaculture way Observe how a garden inspired by permaculture is different from other styles of gardening.
Growing food Growing food the permaculture way See how mushrooms grow on logs.
Growing food Growing food the permaculture way Forage for wild plants we can eat in the local area.
Growing food Growing food the permaculture way Spot some of the elements in a permaculture garden e.g. mixed species planting, mulched beds, curved paths, water storage, companion planting.
Growing food Growing food the permaculture way Grow food in polycultures.
Growing food Growing food the permaculture way Make a new baby plant from a parent plant (taking cuttings).
Growing food Growing food the permaculture way Collect vegetable/fruit seeds and store them for the winter and/or share with your family or friends.
Growing food Growing food the permaculture way Recognise when a plant is not doing well (e.g. wilting from lack of water, infested with greenfly, eaten by slugs), and take some action to help it.

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