Horticulture sensory experience, growing plants from seed

Challenge reference: 5796

Notional learning hours  10
Level WTE1
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Learning aim

The learner will experience work place skills, while exploring the sensory aspects of planting seeds and caring for plants.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Participate in a range of sensory garden experiences while planting seeds.

  2. Participate in a range of sensory garden experiences while caring for plants.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Choose a container for planting 
    • Experience different textures of soil eg wet and dry
    • Experience at least two types of seed
    • Plant seeds with practical support eg hand over hand 
    • Experience at least two sensory activities linked to caring for plants eg using a watering can, finding a sunny part of the garden or making a hole for planting a sapling