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A Garden of My Own

From patience and reflection to teamwork and collaboration – there are many lessons the garden can teach us. The garden can also help us to reflect on both our feelings and our communities while teaching us about healthy foods and good nutrition.

Create a garden of your own with homemade sensory paints. Discover how household items can transform into colorful fluffy, bubbly, and yummy-smelling paints.


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This activity is a part of Connecting the Dots: Health as Art. Learn more about how the arts improve social determinants of health, support child development, foster health-promoting behaviors, and discover new resources and activities that connect the dots between social-emotional health, physical activity, and nutrition through art at school and at home!