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Playing dirty at the Early Learning Center!

The Early Learning Center (ELC) at the University of  Tennesssee, Knoxville encourages their children to get dirty! Children need new and fun ways to learn during the summer in a more relaxed atmosphere. Gardening is a great way to get kids involved in a fun learning experience. Pfp-gardening These types of experiences open opportunities to learn about science and math as well as teaching responsibilities such as watering or checking the plants. The ELC has a garden in which the children participate in everything from planting to harvesting their crops. Enjoy the video with Marco Villarreal from WVLT Local 8 news as he talks with one student from the ELC about her gardening experiences.