Bloomers! Edutainment FAQ
What are Bloomers! Edutainment’s goals?
Bloomers! strives to continually improve upon its products while creating brand extensions that will help strengthen and facilitate the authentic connection between Bloomers! Island, Bloomers! Backyard, and Bloomers! Schoolyard.
What are the company’s Core Values?
Gardening + Technology. In order to make a difference, we need to look at ways to do things differently. Change is how we learn and grow. So we don’t stop with transforming the physical garden space, we transform schools with fresh new ways to teach and learn. We challenge volunteers to work outside their comfort zone, educators to teach outside the classroom, and children to make discoveries of their own. Make lasting memories and healthy eating habits: Building a garden is just the beginning. We then provide teachers with the training and support they need to use their new resource to its fullest potential. We want children to sprout lasting relationships with nature through the Bloomers! characters by integrating them into our home, school and online playgrounds. Students involved in the Bloomers! experience will gain skills, experiences and knowledge that will stay with them for the rest of their lives.
What makes the Bloomers! Edutainment brand different from other gardening companies?
We make gardening a game!!
How exactly do you make gardening a game?
Using an online game. Incorporating technology. Utilizing game badges – both real and virtual. The Bloomers! storybooks and games and activities in the Garden Guidebook and Garden Curriculum. Mobile app suggestions.
How does working in the dirt benefit kids?
The Bloomers! Edutainment garden learning experiences engages your head, hands and heart. We want to empower and motivate students to think outside the four walls of the classroom as they go outside and have fun getting their hands dirty in the schoolyard vegetable garden. Working side by side in the soil kids will practice new skills, build new relationships with classmates and develop a new appreciation for mother naturer and the planet. is a great experience for everyone. There are many health benefits of soil!
How do you connect gardening and technology?!
We connect gardening and technology 3 unique “Playgrounds”!! Today’s kids are growing up in a world that requires a whole new set of skills to become responsible digital citizens! !