GrowingGreat From Home

In light of COVID-19’s impact on our community, GrowingGreat is providing virtual support to students, families and teachers. “GrowingGreat from Home” enriches student learning, engages parents as co-explorers and supports teachers with fun content aligned to Next Generation and Common Core standards. All activities are available in Spanish and English. Email for more information.

Virtual Garden Club 
Garden Club partners include Variety Boys & Girls Club and Leuzinger High School. Our educators virtually explore garden spaces and engage students in hands-on STEM and Nutrition activities while helping families grow vegetables on their windowsill.

GrowingGreat PenPal Program 
The PenPal Program provides free weekly bilingual STEM activities and accompanying interactive demonstration videos. Email for more information.

GrowingGreat Reading Club 
The Reading Club promotes literacy through virtual story time with age-appropriate literature featuring Communities of Color and themes related to nutrition, science, math, and gardening.

English (Sunflower House)
Spanish (Girasoles)

GrowingGreat Book Giveaway 
With support from the Además Foundation, GrowingGreat will send any child that completes one of our activities at home a free book from our library. Email to let us know you have completed an activity.

GrowingGreat in the Kitchen 
Our educators create monthly recipe videos featuring healthy snacks and meals made using simple, accessible ingredients with related hands-on STEM education topics. For a collection of our videos and activity handouts, visit

GrowingGreat Webinars
We partner with LAUSD’s Glassell Park / Los Feliz Community of Schools to provide educational webinars for parents on nutrition and STEM education. Sponsored by Del Monte Foods.