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Zany Zen Garden


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Zany Zen Garden

In this activity, learners will turn an ordinary tray of sand into a desk-top garden for meditation. Learners will explore design, mindfulness and patterns as well as develop fine motor skills and patience through this activity. Activity incudes step by step instructions with pictures, vocab words and definitions to use, fun facts related to the activity and ways to change it up extend the activity.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Learning Time:
30 to 45 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$1 - $5 per student

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 14

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • Sand
  • Shallow container or tray
  • Fork
  • Rocks, shells, small toys, flowers, etc.

Subjects


  • Earth and Space Science
    • Earth Processes
  • Life Sciences
    • Human Senses and Perception
  • Mathematics
    • Geometry
    • Measurement
    • Problem Solving

Informal Categories


  • Arts and Crafts
  • Gardening
  • Nature and Environment

Other


Includes alignment to state and/or national standards

Access Rights:

  • Free access

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Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Marbles Kids Museum, ©2022

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