01 Sep '11, 12pm

Teaching Beekeeping to Children Improves Behavior : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

When I wrote about beekeeping with children for our sister site Parentables, I noted that bees can be a fantastic tool for encouraging emotional literacy. For the same reason that beekeeping is great for those with felony convictions , it can also help children to better understand and control their anger and improve their behavior. As any beekeeper will tell you, opening a hive when you are in a bad mood is a very silly idea. One UK school is finding this out in very practical terms, having gone from trying to remove an uninvited swarm, to adopting a school hive of its own. While revenue from honey sales is a welcome boost, it's the improvement in unruly kids' behavior that has been most striking. Frederika Whitehead reports for the Guardian on Charlton Manor Primary School in Greenwich's beekeeping program . Having watched how calm, and fascinated, pupils were when a swa...

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Teaching Beekeeping to Children Improves Behavior

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When I wrote about beekeeping with children for our sister site Parentables, I noted that bees can be a fantastic tool for...

Teaching Beekeeping to Children Improves Behavior

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