As we go through the summer preparing Painted Oak for our first class of students we want to share with you some of the special spaces that make up our school. Since nature and the outdoors is a daily part of a child’s experience at Painted Oak, our sensory garden is a place we have given a lot of tender care to. Children will learn to plant, harvest and care for the plants throughout the year. Our sensory garden serves as a natural venue for language, artistic, and musical expression as well as scientific observations and discoveries.
When in the garden you will notice a section dedicated to each one of the senses. All around the garden children will get to see the different colors, sizes and shapes of the plants from the hydrangeas, to the black-eyed susan’s, to the wand flowers.
In the touch garden children can feel the different textures…
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