Each year the children from The Chartwell House create art works to sell in the town square. We ask for families involvement to bring in recycled items to help us create what we sell.
Several classes at Nestor are involved in growing tomato seeds for the Tomatosphere project. We learn about plant growth, human needs when in space, and the scientific process. Then the students get to take their tomato plants home to enjoy the "fruits of their labour". errr... unless you consider the tomato a vegetable and not a fruit!
Inspired by a Grade 4 student, ‘Shrub Club’ in Smith School has been quite successful. The 10 members of Shrub Club applied to be a member of the club, adopted their own plants and shrubs, and take care of them on a weekly basis. They water them and learned how to transplant them.
We were sad to discover that many of our badminton racquets are aging. Many of them are losing their grip! Grip tape, that is. They have become hard wooden handles bristling with splinters. Did we throw them out and order new ones?No way!
Grades 1A and 1B planted bean seeds together to learn more about plants.