If you want your kids to be more interested in gardening, grab some of these gardening books to spark some interest. Your children will naturally look through the books and find something that they want to create or grow. You get to grow on that idea.
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Gardening Books for Gardening with Kids
Books, books, books everywhere! Seasonally when we start new topics the first thing I do is grab some books, this time, it’s gardening books for gardening with kids.
Each book has its own thing to offer that makes them great but these are our favorite books. My kids like to look through them for something different to try, while I am looking for something that is fun and educational for them.
Gardening Books for Kids
These gardening books are filled with ideas to get kids interested in and loving gardening. They can create and grow in many fun-filled ways.
Packed with garden-based activities that promote science, math, reading, writing, imaginative play, and arts and crafts, The Garden Classroom offers a whole year of outdoor play and learning ideas—however big or small your garden.
Whether inside or outside, decorative or edible, this book is full of gardening projects large and small. Easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions are accompanied by photographs that guide the aspiring gardening through planting all kinds of gardens.
Discover how fun and educational growing plants can be. Gardening for Kids is packed with essential information for beginner gardeners and tons of awesome projects that help kids grow their science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) skills.
Here are 12 spirited, easy-to-implement ideas for theme gardens where parents and kids can grow together, connecting children to nature through gardening. Each project includes a plan and the planting recipe--as well as a "Discovery Walk," activities, and crafts to make with what you grow. And each is illustrated with author Sharon Lovejoy's lyrical watercolors.
In this colorful guide featuring 30 easy gardening projects, kids will learn to grow their own fruits and vegetables, attract wildlife such as butterflies and bees, and recycle household items into animal habitats and fun decorations. Whether they've got a big backyard or just a windowsill, kids can grow all sorts of plants with this beginner's gardening book.
Getting your hands dirty and growing your own fruit, vegetables, herbs, and flowers in the garden is great fun. From flowering wellies, grotesque gourds, and bird baths to wind chimes, butterfly borders, and potato hedgehogs, there is a huge range of exciting projects that you can do in and out of the garden, whatever the weather.
Encourage young nature lovers to get outside and track, explore, discover, and create. This book is filled with hands-on, educational outdoor activities that kids will love to learn from, like crafting bird feeders out of fruit, pressing flowers, or creating sundials. They’ll get their hands dirty and their imaginations revving while staying active outside.