How can your Keiki benefit from a day with us on the farm?
Children who have sensory processing concerns and those who do not, can both benefit from an immersive experience on the farm. We encourage families to attend with children of any level of functioning. With our licensed healthcare professionals running the workshops, we are able to modify activities for all children!
There is much research discussing how being immersed in a garden or farm can improve sensory responsiveness, play skills, social development, attention, willingness to taste new foods, and decrease stress and negative behaviors. This article below is a highly recommended read for those interested in our workshops!
The following article discusses how engaging and learning about the process of gardening or farming with young children increased their willingness to try new fruits and vegetables.
This article discusses how immersing children in natural settings containing healthy soil and plants can expose them to beneficial bacteria in the soil which in turn increases immune functioning, gut health, and reduces the chances or developing immune-mediated diseases.
This short article from Michigan State explains how gardening can improve your child's motor skills, improve sensory responsiveness, boost literacy skills, and increase cognitive development.
For more research or explanations about how attending a workshop at the farm can benefit your child, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org