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.

Course curriculum

    1. Warm Welcome

    2. Session one

    3. Seeding indoors

    1. Session Two

    2. What you can do with soil

    3. Planters vs. directly planting in soil

    1. Session Three

    2. Tour of the garden

    3. Dividing garden spaces to make clear boundaries

    1. Session four

    2. Final video and final goodbye to the garden

    3. Resources and References

    4. Get your certificate

About this course

  • Free
  • 13 lessons
  • 1.5 hours of video content

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.


  • Is this a live or self paced course?

    This is a self paced course, you can go through the material at any time and the material will be available as long as you need it.

  • Will the instructor be able to help me?

    Absolutely. The instructors will usually respond within 24-48 hours of being contacted.

  • What technology do I need?

    To take the course you need a device with a screen, audio and internet.

  • Can I get a receipt?

    Once you have paid/registered you will receive a confirmation email from "stripe" the payment management system. If you need a more detailed receipt please contact the instructor directly.

  • 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?

    Certificates of completion will be available automatically through thinkific. The instructor keeps a record of all who register in this course. For registry purposes, the instructor can verify the progress and completion of each participant in this course. Remember to download your certificate and any resources should this course ever be taken down.