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Gardening Books for Kids

 

We are so excited about Spring and about starting our garden. We planted our fruit and veggie plants about a month ago and some are starting to produce!

We can’t wait to eat the produce we get from our very own garden! In this post, we share some of the fun gardening books for kids that we found interesting to read together.

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We can't wait to eat the produce we get from our very own garden! In this post, we share some of the fun gardening books for kids that we found interesting to read together.

Great Gardening Read-Alouds

Do you have younger kids that are just learning to read or that haven’t learned to read yet? Well, don’t let them feel left out on this great opportunity to teach them on gardening and about plants! Here are some wonderful read-aloud books that kids will love!

Oh Say Can You Seed?: All About Flowering Plants (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library)Oh Say Can You Seed?: All About Flowering PlantsThe Little Gardener (Teenie Greenies)The Little Gardener (Teenie Greenies)Up in the Garden and Down in the DirtUp in the Garden and Down in the DirtNational Geographic Readers: Seed to PlantNational Geographic Readers: Seed to PlantThe Tiny Seed (The World of Eric Carle)The Tiny Seed (The World of Eric Carle)Lola Plants a GardenLola Plants a GardenPlanting a RainbowPlanting a RainbowIf You Plant a SeedIf You Plant a Seed

Awesome Books on Planting a Garden

Ready to plant a garden together as a family? Having kids around piles of soil, fragile seeds and breakable pots can be stressful, but don’t let that deter you from having this great experience with your children! Here are some fantastic books to help you get started and use year after year when you are planting a garden.

Gardening Lab for Kids: 52 Fun Experiments to Learn, Grow, Harvest, Make, Play, and Enjoy Your Garden (Hands-On Family)Gardening Lab for Kids: 52 Fun Experiments to Learn, Grow, Harvest, Make, Play, and Enjoy Your GardenGardening Projects for Kids: Fantastic ideas for making things, growing plants and flowers, and attracting wildlife to the garden, with 60 practical projects and 500 photographsGardening Projects for Kids: Fantastic ideas for making things, growing plants and flowers, and attracting wildlife to the gardenThe Best-Ever Step-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 CraftsThe Best-Ever Step-by-Step Kid’s First GardeningSquare Foot Gardening with Kids: Learn Together: - Gardening Basics - Science and Math - Water Conservation - Self-sufficiency - Healthy Eating (All New Square Foot Gardening)Square Foot Gardening with Kids: Learn TogetherThe Best-Ever Step-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 CraftsThe Best-Ever Step-by-Step Kid’s First Gardenings300 Step-by-Step Cooking & Gardening Projects for Kids: The Ultimate Book For Budding Gardeners And Super Chefs, With Amazing Things To Grow And Cook Yourself, Shown In Over 2300 Photographs300 Step-by-Step Cooking & Gardening Projects for Kids

Interesting Books on How to Study Plants

Before of after planting your garden, you can definitely go a step further in your wonderful homeschool studies. Include a unit on Botany! Learn about the plants that you have in your garden! Wouldn’t that be fun?

Eyewitness Plant (DK Eyewitness Books)Eyewitness PlantPlants and Tree Ecosystems! From Wetlands to Forests - Botany for Kids - Children's Botany BooksPlants and Tree Ecosystems! From Wetlands to Forests – Botany for KidsTell Me, Tree: All About Trees for KidsTell Me, Tree: All About Trees for KidsThe Reason for a Flower: A Book About Flowers, Pollen, and Seeds (Explore!)The Reason for a Flower: A Book About Flowers, Pollen, and SeedsA Plant's Life Cycle! From Small Sprouts to Big Leaves - Botany for Kids - Children's Botany BooksA Plant’s Life Cycle! From Small Sprouts to Big LeavesPlants! How They Change with the Seasons (Botany for Kids) - Children's Botany BooksPlants! How They Change with the Seasons (Botany for Kids)

Composting Books for Kids

If you are feeling productive, then you can even start a compost pile! We have our own and we LOVE it when we see our trash turn into “black gold” and make our plants beautiful.

Worms Eat My Garbage, 35th Anniversary Edition: How to Set Up and Maintain a Worm Composting System: Compost Food Waste, Produce Fertilizer for Houseplants and Garden, and Educate Your Kids and FamilyWorms Eat My Garbage, How to Set Up and Maintain a Worm Composting SystemCompost Stew: An A to Z Recipe for the EarthCompost Stew: An A to Z Recipe for the EarthYucky Worms: Read and WonderYucky Worms: Read and Wonder

Herb Books for Kids

Here are some suggestions for kids that wanted to have an herb garden, too!

Kid's Herb Book, A: For Children of All AgesKid’s Herb Book, A: For Children of All AgesHerbs Coloring Book (Dover Nature Coloring Book)Herbs Coloring Book (Dover Nature Coloring Book)Medicinal Plant Coloring Book: An Herb Guide (Beautiful Adult Coloring Books) (Volume 97)Medicinal Plant Coloring Book: An Herb GuideRodale's Illustrated Encyclopedia of HerbsRodale’s Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs

Wildflower Books for Kids

How about wildflowers? Don’t you think these will be easy for kids to tend? They will also look beautiful in a vase on your dining room table.

Wildflowers, Blooms & Blossoms (Take Along Guides)Wildflowers, Blooms & Blossoms (Take Along Guides)Ultimate Explorer Field Guide: WildflowersUltimate Explorer Field Guide: WildflowersWildflowers (National Geographic: My First Pocket Guide)Wildflowers (National Geographic: My First Pocket Guide)Spotter's Guide to Wild Flowers of North America (Kid Kits)Spotter’s Guide to Wild Flowers of North America (Kid Kits)Designs for Coloring: Wild Flowers: WildflowersDesigns for Coloring: Wild Flowers: WildflowersThe Flower Alphabet Book (Jerry Pallotta's Alphabet Books)The Flower Alphabet Book (Jerry Pallotta’s Alphabet Books)

Botany Resources for Kids

Finally, like getting dirt under our fingernails isn’t enough, let’s go deeper into the hands-on learning part of plants and gardening, except it’s cleaner. Here are some of our favorite activities.

Montessori Botany Seed Puzzle for Early Preschool Learning ToyMontessori Botany Seed Puzzle for Early Preschool Learning ToyMontessori Botany Puzzle Activity SetMontessori Botany Puzzle Activity SetMontessori Flower PuzzleMontessori Flower PuzzleMontessori Tree PuzzleMontessori Tree PuzzleAdena Montessori Botany Cabinet Nomenclature CardsAdena Montessori Botany Cabinet Nomenclature Cards

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