Teaching children how their food makes it to their table always makes me think of these wonderful picture gardening books for kids.
Showing kids how foods grow helps them appreciate what they’re eating. Or use these books to inspire your kids to participate in their own garden!
Gardening gets kids outdoors and away from television and video games, increases their connection to plants and animals, and helps build enthusiasm for fresh fruits and vegetables. Their involvement becomes the real harvest of a family garden.
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When summer comes around, one of our favorite places to go is the Chicago Botanic Garden.
They have an amazing gardening section!
Our visits to the gardens is what actually got me started in looking for gardening children’s books.
Our personal favorite gardening books for kids include The Curious Garden.
We absolutely love this book so much we have it in multiple places around the country (including Grandma’s house).
Here are some fun gardening tools to make it more fun digging in the dirt:
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Gardening Study Unit
In addition to offering recommendations of gardening books for kids, I’ve teamed up with some fellow bloggers to offer you homeschool and classroom unit study resources about gardening.
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