Sow, grow and cook: On October 6th, come to Explora and attend the free-of-charge launch event for the GARDENStoGROW Urban Horticulture for Innovative and Inclusive Early Childhood Education project, co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union, which aims at setting up educational vegetable gardens and training courses for teachers and school managers.
The day event will introduce free-admission workshops taking place in the outdoor area and in the Officina in Cucina (Cooking Lab) space for children aged 3-5 years and 6-11 years, from 10:30 am to 06:30 pm:
OFFICINA IN CUCINA (Cooking Lab)
To be booked:
Officina for children aged 3-5 years at 10:30 am and 03:30 pm
Officina for children aged 6-11 years at 12:30 pm and 05:30 pm
The Cooking Lab space will host Recipes from the garden – Carrot cake, a free activity that opens up the season of Officina in Cucina with new recipes based on vegetables.
Great news for the 2018-19 year: the Officina in Cucina (Cooking Lab) workshops will be also available for younger children, aged 3 to 5 years.
WORKSHOPS IN THE GARDEN
(to be booked, at 11:15 am, 12:15 pm, 03:15 pm and 04:15 pm)
– Paper and Seeds – workshop (3-5 years)
To get children familiar with the wonderful world of seeds. Sustainability, respect for the environment and creativity are the keywords of an outdoor activity conceived as a real paper-recycling plant, where children can make a sheet of paper full of seeds.
– Grow your future – Workshop (6-11 years)
Children will be projected towards the new frontiers of hydroponic growing. Building a hydroponic mini system is fun and educational, for its waste-reducing property in terms of water and nutrients and its mild impact on the environment.
Find out more on the GARDENStoGROW project
When: October 6th, 2018
Age group: 3-11 years
How to attend: free activities in the Explora’s outdoor area and in the Officina in Cucina (Cooking Lab) space Booking is required.