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Edible Playgrounds has burst into life in Cardiff schools!
Trees for Cities’ Edible Playgrounds programme offers a lively, engaging, multi-sensory way to teach children about growing and eating healthy food. Grow Cardiff is partnering with Trees for Cities to deliver Edible Playgrounds across primary schools in Cardiff.
Read more about Edible Playgrounds here.
We have delivered 23 Edible Playground projects in Cardiff
Using a whole school approach over 12 months, we provide hands-on training to teachers and children. Through our support, schools can independently and successfully sustain a productive, biodiverse garden, linked to the new curriculum for Wales.
“Outdoor learning is an integral part of the Curriculum for Wales, and the Edible Playground allows us to follow the interests of the learners. It has given us more purpose to taking the children outdoors and doing cross-curricular activities with numeracy/literacy outdoors which may not have been attempted previously. The onus has been transferred from a few members of staff to a staff-wide approach” Teacher, Ysgol Y Wern