I try to include my kids in all aspects of gardening. I want it to be fun, and educational for them, I want them to know how important it is for them to know how to garden while making it fun. Including gardening projects in your homeschool is a great way to make it fun and educational.
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Gardening Projects for Homeschool
These are fun gardening projects for kids of all ages. I don’t think it is ever too soon to involve your kids in gardening. Come Spring, we usually put aside a lot of our formal curriculum (minus math) and focus our science in particular on gardening.
We all pick out our own seeds, the kids too of course because it is also their garden. They’ll be working it, planning it, and enjoying the harvest come late summer, or early autumn. I made this gardening made easy binder for you and your kids.
We have been gardening with our kids for a lot of years. As with everything, take into account the age and ability of your children. Building a garden with kids can be fun and filling for your whole family, plus a great way to get them to try new foods.
Gardening with your children is a great way to enjoy spring weather together. But what gardening jobs for kids will keep them engaged? Entice your child to come outside and help you in the yard by giving them some simple, fun jobs to do!
Teaching kids how to garden and plant encourages them to eat more vegetables and inspires them to cook too. Great life skill to have and you’ll be amazed at how delicious fresh fruits are you grew yourself!
Even if you have just a small balcony or garden you can still grow some fabulous plants even vegetables with the kids. To get them started you need very little equipment and you can start growing your seeds for a garden you can enjoy later in this year.
This fun and easy activity gave him a chance to work on counting from 1 to 13, and was his first preschool science experiment! Together we learned what the best environment is for a seed to grow, inspired by one of our favorite books!
One day, after our walk, we decided to plant our yucca seeds. To avoid a trip to the store, we decided to recycle some of our empty water bottles and toilet paper rolls to make seed starter planters. I also thought it would be a great recycling project for my kids!
Did you know that you can eat the tender shoots that sprout from popcorn seeds? It’s true! Keep reading for a simple how-to that will answer all of your questions on how to grow popcorn greens. These are very likely the sweetest greens you’ve ever tasted!
These darling DIY fairy greenhouses are egg carton seed starters kids can plant, decorate, tend, and watch grow! They’re a wonderful late winter or early spring indoor gardening activity for children – especially if you live in a colder climate and just *can’t wait* to dig your hands in a bit of dirt.
Turn reusing toilet paper rolls into a fun learning experience for kids with this easy toilet paper roll seedling pot tutorial. And for fun learn how to paint garden stone markers to know what you planted where in your garden.
Are you looking for an indoor seed starter gardening project for kids? If so, check out this simple solution. With just a few easy supplies, your little one can plant and grow their own seeds, right from inside your home.