Garden Adventures

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 Holly-Ruth Stocking at 802-861-7127 or 888-560-1037 and place your order by phone (not available through online shopping at this time). Please mention source code KGO2018.