Gardening Resources for Kids: free printables, activities, recipes & MORE!

March 26, 2015

Annette Breedlove

Annette Breedlove

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I have always wanted a garden. Ever since I was a little girl, I have been fascinated with them and was determined that at some point in my life I would have a garden. After we decided to homeschool, the desire grew even more.
Gardening is a great way to teach kids in a practical way. Check out these {free} printables, activities, crafts, books, recipes and MORE!! ::
I’m so excited that our new house has a garden plot already started and I cannot wait to get my hands dirty and start planting! I am also excited about the real-life lessons we can teach our kids while we’re gardening. In anticipation of our new garden and all we will learn, I have gathered some great resources here for you today!


Gardening Unit Study (PreK-8) | In All You Do
Dissect a Bean Seed | Buggy and Buddy
Gardening Copywork | In All You Do
Kids Garden Planner | Making Montessori Ours
Gardening Activity Placemats | In All You Do
Free Montessori Botany Materials | Living Montessori Now
What’s in the Garden Preschool Bundle | Flourishing at Home

FREEBIE Garden Tot
Gardening Tot/PreK Pack and Emergent Readers | In All You Do
Garden Plan Worksheets for Kids | Harrington Harmonies
Gardening Writing Prompts | In All You Do
Plant Life Cycle Notebook | 123 Homeschool 4 Me
Gardening Math Sheets | In All You Do
Botany Unit | Oklahoma Homeschool
Bible Verses about Gardening Printables | Simply Living for Him

Crafts & Activities:

Farming Worms | To the Moon and Back
Growing Apple Seeds | In All You Do
Making Cold Frames for Seedlings | Homemade Food Junkie
Seed Tape {DIY} | The Evolution of Mom
Nature Weaving Project | Mosswood Connections
Building a Raised Garden Bed | Little Bits of Granola
Garden in a Glove | Full Circle Gardener
Indoor Root Vegetable Garden | What do we do all day
Growing Pumpkins in Pumpkins | Life with Moore Babies
Sprouting Beans | Simply Living for Him
25 Gardening Activities for Kids | Lessons Learnt Journal

Spring Flower Garden Sensory Bin | Learning 2 Walk
Egg Carton Garden Games | Therapy Fun Zone
DIY Plantable Seedling Pots | Hands and Heart Full
Counting Leaves | Pinterest
16 Flower Activities | 3 Dinosaurs
Plant Labeling | Pinterest
Labeling Plants | Mrs. Maya’s Kindergarten
10 Day Growing Project for Kids: Onions | Early Activities & Projects
Observing Plant Growth using Bulbs | Buggy and Buddy
Homemade Fruit & Veggie Wash | Fabulessly Frugal
Biblical Garden | Biblical Gardens
Lessons from the Garden 
8 Reasons Every Homeschool Should Have a Garden
Gardening for Kids
Gardening with Children
Developing Christian Character through Gardening


The Curious Garden
How a Seed Grows
Garden to Table
Jack’s Garden
How Groundhog’s Garden Grew

Garden Lab for Kids: 52 Fun Experiments
My Garden
The Tree Book for Kids and their Grown-Ups
The Book of Gardening Projects for Kids
The Magic School Bus Plants Seeds

The Secret Garden
Molly and the Magical Garden
Garden Fairy Alphabet
Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots
Rachel’s Day in the Garden

Planting a Rainbow
Square Foot Gardening with Kids
Grace’s Garden
Container Gardening with Kids
The Magical Garden of Claude Monet

Garden Tips:

Gardening with a Toddler
The Fable of Green Thumb
My 5,000+ Sq Ft Vegetable Garden Plan 
10 Seed Starting Garden Hacks 
How to Start your vegetable garden indoors 
A Cuppa Joe in the Garden
Unloved Bug


Super Green Smoothie
Flower Pot Cookies

Want more ideas? Follow me on Pinterest and check out my Gardening board!

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