Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Welch's Harvest Grants Program

Meet the Winning Schools in the 2nd Annual Welch's Harvest Grants Program

Nearly 7,000 teachers applied this year for the 2nd annual Welch's Harvest Grants Program! 100 schools (2 per state) were chosen to receive their choice of either an indoor or outdoor customized package that included: variety of tools, seeds, educational materials, and more.

5 schools were given a package worth $1000 (with a flip camera included)
95 were given $500!!

The benefits these children will receive by winning these gardening packages will affect all subjects.
Math: estimating and measuring
Art: dyes and coloring
PE: digging and planting
Health: nutrition education and source of food
Social Studies: economical and environmental issues
plus more.....

You can find green thumb activities to help grow your family fun time here
You can sign up for the Welch's newsletter here and keep up with the programs they have and next year's application process

you can see all 100 winner's HERE

This is a "sponsored" post...I was paid to write my own thoughts and opinions on this program.
I would not have blogged this opportunity if I did not believe
it to be in the best interest of my readers.
I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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