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Preteen Gardeners Academy at Education City Micro-Farm

Posted On: 25 March 2024 05:58 am Updated On: 27 March 2024 03:32 pm
Categories : Education
Preteen Gardeners Academy at Education City Micro-Farm

Events Details

Location: Education City Micro-Farm, Ar-Rayyan, Qatar
Date: 2 April 2024 - 7 May 2024
Time: 04:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Ticket Purchase: Online
Price:
  • 6 Sessions - 450 QR
  • 3 Sessions - 225 QR
  • Single Session - 90 QR
Phone: 5020 2681
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Learn all about nature and plants at the Education City Micro farm. Preschool Gardener’s Academy is a series of 12 weekly sessions combining education with adventure through stimulating activities whilst fostering valuable life skills and meeting new friends!

Workshop Experiences:

  1. Gardening & Propagation: Learn the fundamentals of gardening, from planting seeds to understanding the life cycles of plants. Each child will also cultivate the art of propagation, creating new plants from cuttings to add to their collection.
  2. Hydroponics: Discover soilless cultivation with a homemade hydroponics project. This water-based method of growing plants offers a unique peek into a different kind of gardening.
  3. Insect Investigations: Dive into the world of insects, understanding their role in pollination and decomposition. Build bug hotels, conduct scavenger hunts, and even start a simple ant farm.
  4. Native Plant Focus: Develop an appreciation for local flora by creating a mini native plant garden and learning the importance of local biodiversity along the way.
  5. Rainwater Collection: Emphasize the importance of water conservation through a rainwater collection project, reinforcing environmental consciousness.
  6. Bird Feeders: Create bird feeders, encouraging local avian diversity and providing a rich opportunity for birdwatching and species identification.

Included:

  • All tools and materials.
  • Preteens will accumulate cuttings, plants, and seeds to take home after each session and work on a personalized nature journal.
  • Kids who complete the program will be granted a certificate of completion – this does not apply to single-session workshops.

Workshop Details:

  • Age group: Addressed to ages 8-13 years old.
  • Date: Every Saturday, 4-5 p.m. from 9th Jan – 7th May 2024.
  • Location: Education City Micro Farm

Enrollment Package:

  • 6-week workshop package: 75 QAR per class.
  • 3-week workshop package: 75 QAR per class.
  • Single session workshop: 90 QAR per class.

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