We have grown gardens in the past, but now that we have moved to a new home, we are excited to start on in our new spot this Fall. Fall will be here before we know it, so in the meantime, we will be using some awesome gardening ideas for kids! It includes a wonderful set of 3-part cards.
Gardening Ideas for Kids ~ Setup
Alright, so these gardening 3-part cards are great and easy to use. Not only that, but kids will be able to learn 14 gardening tool names while having fun!
I have included 2 blank cards so you can add your own particular tools, if they haven’t been included in the list already.
This 3-part card set includes: gardening boots, hand cultivator, pail, hand fork, pitchfork, plant, rake, shovel, spritzer, watering can, terra-cotta pot, wheelbarrow, ruining shears and trowel.
The way 3-part cards work is that you print the 3-part cards set in color TWICE and on cardstock. You can also laminate them for durability.
Cut the first set with the gardening tool names attached. Cut the second set with the picture and the gardening tool names apart.
Gardening Ideas for Kids ~ Activity
Place the 3-part cards with the names attached in 3 rows and spaced out a bit. The order for the cards doesn’t really matter. The cards with the names attached is the control of error.
That is how the child will know whether their card matching is correct or not. The cards (control of error) are set up, right? Well, then the child starts matching the image cards, watching for the control of error.
Lastly, the child will match the names cards and place them below the image cards. The ill make a beautiful display. HERE is a perfect example on how 3-part cards work.
Gardening Ideas for Kids ~ Resources
Here are some great gardening tool kits and books for kids! They will really enjoy them and they will make your garden planting a wonderful experience.
Gardening Tools for Kids with STEM Early Learning Guide by ROCA Home. Summer Beach Toys, Outdoor Toys and Learning Toys. Cute Garden Bag.Garden Wagon & Tools Toy Set for Kids with 8 Gardening Tools, 4 Pots, Water Pail and Spray – Great for Beach & Sand Too!Little Garden Tool Box 14pc Toy Gardening Tools Set for KidsToysmith Big Kids Garden Tool Set
Oh Say Can You Seed?: All About Flowering Plants52 Fun Experiments to Learn, Grow, Harvest, Make, Play, and Enjoy Your Garden (Hands-On Family)Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots: Gardening Together with ChildrenSquare Foot Gardening with Kids: Learn Together: – Gardening Basics – Science and Math – Water Conservation – Self-sufficiency – Healthy EatingThe Little Gardener (Teenie Greenies)Gardening Projects for Kids: Ideas for making things, growing plants and flowers, attracting wildlife to the garden, with 60 practical projectsReady, Set, Grow! A Kid’s Guide to GardeningUp in the Garden and Down in the DirtThe Book of Gardening Projects for Kids: 101 Ways to Get Kids Outside, Dirty, and Having FunCompost Stew: An A to Z Recipe for the Earth300 Step-by-Step Cooking & Gardening Projects for Kids: Ultimate Book For Budding Gardeners With Amazing Things To Grow And Cook Yourself, Shown In Over 2300 PhotographsStep-by-Step Kid’s First Gardening: Fantastic Gardening Ideas For 5 To 12 Year-Olds, From Growing Fruit And Vegetables And Fun With Flowers To Wildlife Gardening And Outdoor Crafts
Printable Gardening 3-Part Cards
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