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Exploring Plants with Young Children

Garden AdventuresThis instructional introductory guide for early childhood educators, by Kidsgardening, is centered on four key questions:

  • What is a plant?
  • Where do plants come from?
  • How do we take care of plants?
  • Why are plants important?

It includes 16 hands-on activities, horticultural background information, interdisciplinary extension ideas, and a reproducible family newsletter. Whether you're a new or experienced gardener, Garden Adventures will help you use the garden as a teaching tool.

Download a sample lesson plan called Life Cycle of a Plant.

All of KidsGardening curriculum is sold through Gardener's Supply Company.

Schools and educational institutions can receive a 25% discount off the regular retail price for items from Gardener’s Supply (discount cannot be applied on top of other discounts). To take advantage of this discount, you must contact Stephanie Gueldner by email or at 802-861-7127 or 888-560-1037. Please mention source code KGO2021.