Date of the activity: 29.IV.2019 – 31.V.2019
Number of participants: 40
Responsible person of the activity: Zhasmina Hadzhiyska – pedagogical advisor, Neli Mihaylova – science and art teacher, Lyubka Dacheva – assistant director.
Objective of the activity:
- Building up habits for healthy lifestyle, care and protection of the environment.
- Acquiring knowledge about the species of garden plants and trees, their benefits and the ways of planting and growing them.
Materials used: tools for treatment of soil, tools for planting, tools for treatment of small trees, flowering plants and bushes.
The course of the activity: In this activity 40 students took part, divided into 4 groups according to their age and desires. The activities were carried out during the breaks and after school in the schoolyard and the areas around the school. During the first two weeks the participants learned about different plant species and the appropriate conditions for their planting and growing. During the third and fourth week the participants chose and prepared the sites for planting, enriched the soil and planted the plants. Throughout the activity, the participants were consulted and assisted by parents who work in garden centers. After the end of the activity, the students decided to continue their care for the planted flowers and plants.
Result of the activity: The participants received useful and interesting information on the special characteristics and benefits of the different species of plants and trees, learned how to cultivate soil and plant flowers and bushes under appropriate conditions. They also built up habits to live in a pleasant and environmentally friendly way, in harmony with nature. During the activity they enjoyed themselves and felt their connection to the land and the traditions of our people.