Gardening projects are a great way to get kids thinking about nature, art and the science of how things grow. Gardening Projects for Kids by Jenny Hendy outlines 60 projects to inspire a passion for gardening while getting a little dirty and enjoying some time outside as a family. Find more suggestions for books, apps, toys and online resources below.
101 Kid-Friendly Plants: Fun Plants and Family Garden Projects by Cindy Krezel
The Garden that we Grew by Joan Holub
Garden Friends by DK Readers
The Curious Garden by Peter Brown
Bugs in the Garden- Quick identification of North American bugs in your garden. Includes info on how to manage infestations and info on bugs’ life cycles.
Miffy’s Garden- a story and activity app that lets you manage a virtual garden.
Build a Bouquet
New England Wild Flower Society’s Garden in the Woods Family Activities
Massachusetts Horticultural Society Programs and Education