The gardens were created to help preschoolers identify, understand, and demonstrate the life cycles of plants and animals. The grants are for $2,000 from the Whole Kids Foundation (a Whole Foods Market foundation), and for $1,000 from Keep Cobb Beautiful, and will enhance the activities that teach children how to take care of the environment, while recognizing that people create food from natural resources. The Sunshine School is located at East Cobb’s Temple Kol Emeth.
Stephanie Joseph, Sunshine School Curriculum Coordinator explains, “The best way to ensure that our bodies get all of the nutrients that we need to thrive is to eat a variety of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. With our wonderful gardens, our children are learning, first-hand, how to grow healthy