Gardening with Kids: Oh the Literacy Possibilities!
Gardening offers all sorts of family and literacy opportunities. Plus, it provides so much being-active-outside fun.
Kids Garden Reading Activities by Jacquie Fisher from The Educators Spin on It
I am a longtime fan of Jacquie and am happy to have found this. Some good ideas here!
Horticulture: Your Yard & Garden from UNL Extension in Lancaster County
There are activities, online word search puzzles, and an extensive gardening book list.
Gardening Gallery from Spoonful
There are 24 ideas to explore. I love the Little Grass House, #11!
Gardening for Kids from Kidspot
There are 30 different ideas for building, growing, and tending a garden.
Kids Gardening Activity, Learning and Coloring Sheets from Nourish Interactive
Scroll down for a variety of printable activities.
Food & Garden Activities for Kids from Community Food and Garden Network
This is a 11-page booklet with projects, games, and crafts.
Easy Gardening Activities for Kids from How Stuff Works
There are 9 activities. I want to try the Plant Your Socks idea!
Gardening with Kids from Pinterest
There are LOTS of ideas here!
23 Garden Crafts & Activities for Kids from No Time for Flashcards
Although it would take a fair amount of time and effort, I’d like to try the Backyard Photo Scavenger Hunt.
The gardening season is just beginning! Enjoy!