Workshop Description

This workshop was created for Child Care Appreciation Month in May 2022. Spring is the best time to start but it is never a bad time to prepare for next years garden!

In this workshop participants will get beginner information about seeding and transplanting. I also give advice based on my years of gardening with children in child care and home spaces. In this workshop participants get a tour of my garden as well as practical tips on how to get started.

PLEASE NOTE: This self-paced workshop was recorded in 2022. You will have access to the workshop immediately after registering for it, and be able to obtain a Completion Certificate after watching the entire workshop.

Audience: This workshop is geared toward supporting educators who work with children ages 0-8.

Length: 1 hour

The content in this recording is the intellectual property of the instructor.

Workshop Content

    1. Welcome with Ana

    2. Introduction

    3. Section one

    4. Seeding indoors

    5. Section Two

    6. What you can do with soil

    7. Planters vs. directly planting in soil

    8. Section Three

    9. Tour of the garden

    10. Dividing garden spaces to make clear boundaries

    11. Section four

    12. Final video and final goodbye to the garden

    13. Resources and References

    14. Important for Certificates

    15. Get your certificate

About this Workshop

  • Free
  • 1 hour and 15 minutes
  • Completion Certificate

About the Instructor

Owner and Founder of Early Years Thriving Ana Valle Rivera

Ana Valle Rivera is the Founder of Early Years Thriving (also known as Early Years Workshops). Ana has a Diploma in Early Childhood Education, a Bachelor's Degree in Child and Youth Care, and is currently completing a Master's Degree in Professional Education. Ana's main purpose with her training is to inspire positive change in the early years by helping adult caregivers to think about the ways in which they can help their children thrive.

Gardening with Children

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Is this professional development live or self paced?

    This is self paced, you can go through the material anytime while the training is still up on our website.

  • How long will this Professional Development be available?

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  • What technology do I need?

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  • Can I get a receipt or confirmation?

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  • Can I get a refund or credit after purchase?

    No refund or credit is provided once the workshop is purchased. It is up to the participant to go through the material at their own pace. If you are unsatisfied with the material please contact the instructor directly.

  • Will I get a certificate of completion?

    Yes, certificates will be available automatically upon completion of the workshop. We keep record and track participation of all who register.

  • How do I replace a lost certificate?

    Remember to download your certificate and any resources. If you lose your certificate, just contact us and we provide you with a new one.

  • Will this professional development be accepted by the ECE registry in my province or state?

    Ultimately it is up to the participant to ensure this workshop would be accepted by the ECE authority in their province or state. Each certificate of completion will include our contact information so that we can support educators to get their professional development hours. PLEASE COMPLETE ALL MATERIALS IN FULL. You must complete all the materials in full and answer all questions so that we can ethically verify your certificate with any ECE registry.

  • Who do I contact for help?

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