State kindergarten Slunchice

Name State kindergarten Slunchice
Category Primary School
Address Sofia, Bulgaria
Gardening opening 2012
  • Dimension: 100 sqm
  • Growing methods: soil, compost.
  • In the garden the school cultivates: Vegetables, Decorative Plants, Herbs, Fruits trees, Berries, Root plants.
  • Activities with children: sowing, replanting, harvesting, food preparation, observation of all living creatures in the garden – bees, insects, warms, birds.
  • Link with the school curriculum: yes. All the topics of biology, botany, ecology and nature sciences that are studied in the classroom are realised as practical activities and outside in the garden.
  • Main objectives of the educational garden:
    o to help the individual child to learn to work with the earth, acquire basic competences for plant recognition and care, to learn where food comes from and develop habits and culture for a healthy lifestyle;
    o to help the group / class to learn to work, play and live together, to share work, responsibilities and harvest with others.
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