This is a space containing areas and items which can stimulate one of more of your senses through
This can include encouraging gardening and plant care to help to develop coordination whilst improving mood and concentration.
Its becoming a firm favourite within schools and nurseries in the UK.
Creating calm garden spaces in which the senses can be passively stimulated has been shown to improve children's mental health and development. Why not try using
This allows children to recognise different plants and objects by using smell, hearing, taste, sight and touch.
A sensory garden has a primary purpose of stimulating senses and creating an air of calm to help with anxiety and hyperactivity. This seating and ares of shade become important.
The primary purpose of a forest garden is to allow children to connect with nature and sustainability. For this reason, they may include ponds and planting or structures to promote micro-habitats. Worm composters, solar panels and water reuse can be included together with recycled materials or recyclable materials to help create a sustanable environment.
Forest gardens can be designed to become an ideal outdoor classroom with shelters, canopies, seating and blackboards.
There are several organisations which can help with funding. Useful Websites areGrants4Schools Awards For All
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