Education Resources and Activities for Gardening with Kids

We are Teachers

Tips and a variety of outside links to resources and materials

Messy Motherhood

More general tips for how to approach gardening with kids (keep it simple, fun, etc.)

Old Farmer’s Almanac

The OG Farmers Almanac coming in with plant ideas for impatient little ones and slightly more complex ideas for older ones

The Everyday Mom Life

Gives very specific but simple lessons for smaller ones like bugs are good and so is dirt

Gardener’s Path

Gives ideas how to make EVERYTHING about gardening a focused activity. Including gathering gardening tools, finding a good place to garden, soil science…all the basic stuff than can be boring for little ones otherwise.

PBS Kids

An article written with science and medical research backing up why you should garden with your kids.

Teacher Vision

Lesson plans, worksheets, clipart….homeschool haven over here on the subject of gardening. You do need to create an account to access.

Kids Gardening

Science, art, and sensory lessons and activities with grade level suggestions

“It’s often we learn more from you than what we can teach.”

Jenny Schweigert