Be a Soil Detective

Now that we are staying home as much as we can, my kids are spending a lot of time in the backyard. They’re discovering our yard contains more than you see on first glance. From earthworms to microbes, every inch contains tiny beings creating healthy soils that help us grow our garden.

Kids (of all ages!) can learn with these print-and-go resources:Making a sediment jar

Investigating Insects

Soil Detectives

For additional backyard learning, check out these lesson plans:

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