Day 1/2: Co-hosting “Sowing the Seeds of Wonder: Discovering the Garden in Early Childhood Education”
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM HAST
You are invited to attend an upcoming workshop: “Sowing the Seeds of Wonder: Discovering the Garden in Early Childhood Education”! This free one-day workshop for early childhood professionals and support organizations will take place from 9:00am – 3:30pm on O‘ahu with two dates and locations to choose from:
Thursday, June 13
- O‘ahu Urban Garden Center 955 Kamehameha Hwy, Pearl City, HI 96782
Friday, June 14
- KCAA Mother Rice Preschool, 2707 S King St, Honolulu, HI 96826
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Center for Early Education and Development (CEED)
A limited number of interisland travel scholarships are available through the Hawai‘i Department of Health; deadline for requests is May 30 (via registration form).
Spend a day with special guest trainer Whitney Cohen from Life Lab of California, looking at the garden through the eyes of a young child. Using Life Lab’s “Sowing the Seeds of Wonder”, early childhood professionals caring for 3-5 year-olds will sample science, nutrition, and exploration activities; discuss gardening with young children; and learn art projects and songs for young children.
A copy of Life Lab’s “Sowing the Seeds of Wonder” book will be provided for each participant. A light breakfast and full lunch will also be provided.
For questions please contact Tammy Chase-Brunelle with Hawai‘i State Department of Health at Tammy.Chase-Brunelle@doh.hawaii.gov.
This workshop is offered by Life Lab of California and Hawai‘i Department of Health in partnership with Hawai‘i Farm to School Hui and the Island Networks, The Bennett Foundation, and Farm to Keiki. Funded by USDA SNAP-Ed. Hawai‘i Department of Health is an equal opportunity provider.
Mahalo for growing the love of gardening among Hawaii’s keiki!