This how-to guide describes 35 things to know as you design your own preschool garden. Photographs with descriptions chronicle the creation of an outdoor classroom where preschoolers experience art, music, math, science, language arts, dramatic play and nature. Journal pages provide plenty of space for you to make notes and capture your ideas. All proceeds from the sale of this book go to fund school gardens.
LuAnn Cooley, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of the Foundation for Art, Life, and Science, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, that provides funding, consulting services, educational opportunities and information on the symbiotic relationship between art, life and science. As an educator with over 20 years experience in public schools, private industry, and government settings, she works closely with school systems in creating outdoor learning spaces. She is a passionate writer, gardener, nature photographer, and grandmother.