The Best-Ever Step-by-Step Kid's First Gardening: Fantastic Gardening Ideas For 5 To 12 Year-Olds, From Growing Fruit And Vegetables And Fun With Flowers To Wildlife Gardening And Outdoor CraftsSouthwater - From flowering wellies, butterfly borders and potato hedgehogs, there is a huge range of exciting projects that you can do in and out of the garden, grotesque gourds and bird baths to wind chimes, whatever the weather. This exciting new book contains 120 easy-to-follow step-by-step projects suitable for every child from 5 to 12.
Eight fantastic hands-on project chapters then follow, covering everyday techniques, edible treats, craft projects, flower power, wildlife gardening and indoor gardening. Clear instructions and more than 1100 stunning colour photographs make following the projects easy, while expert tips and growing ideas provide inspiration and encourage experimentation.
A logically ordered start provides a good lead into the following sections, that consists of a range of projects, ranked in order of their difficulty, when to do them as well as the time needed; helping the reader plan ahead. Getting your hands dirty and growing your own fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers in the garden is great fun.
The Best-Ever Step-by-Step Kid's First Gardening: Fantastic Gardening Ideas For 5 To 12 Year-Olds, From Growing Fruit And Vegetables And Fun With Flowers To Wildlife Gardening And Outdoor Crafts - This is a book that clearly relates how to have fun while achieving simple projects within the garden. The garden media guild 2010 award judgeseverything you need to know to garden your way to green-fingered glory, wildlife gardening and indoor gardening, grow a flower rainbow and dogwood stars, as well as a directory of popular plantsMake a wormery, from safety, from growing flowering wellies and crazy gourds to butterfly borders and potato hedgehogsIncludes more than 120 fabulous projects, essential techniques and a guide to commonly used gardening terms to learning all about how plants growEvery project features an at-a-glance 'you will need' list, equipment, grow square veg!, make a monster pumpkin pet, from edible treats and flower power to craft projects, go bananas and grow a grasshead manIncludes an informative introduction covering all the basics, growing times and a star rating guide to show you how easy or hard it is Each idea is easy to follow with step-by-step instructions and there are over 1100 fantastic colour photographs showing you what to do .
An informative introduction covers all the basics, from safety, equipment and commonly used terms to how plants grow, general care and sustainable gardening. Invaluable 'you will need' lists, growing times and a star rating guide provide at-a-glance information to help you choose a suitable project, whether you want a small-scale indoor project for a rainy day or to get stuck in and grow your own flower rainbow, mini wildlife pond or a living wigloo.
Gardening Lab for Kids: 52 Fun Experiments to Learn, Grow, Harvest, Make, Play, and Enjoy Your GardenQuarry Books - Children of all ages and experience levels can be guided by adults and will enjoy these engaging exercises. So, slip on your muddy clothes, and get out and grow! The lessons in this book are open-ended to be explored over and over - with different results each time! Garden Lab for Kids is the perfect book for creative families, friends, and community groups and works as lesson plans for both experienced and new gardeners.
This fun and creative book features 52 plant-related activities set into weekly lessons, composting, moving through seeds, soil, beginning with learning to read maps to find your heat zone, and then creating garden art and appreciating your natural surroundings. A refreshing source of ideas to help your children learn to grow their own patch of earth, Gardening Lab for Kids encourages children to get outside and enjoy nature.
Gardening Lab for Kids: 52 Fun Experiments to Learn, Grow, Harvest, Make, Play, and Enjoy Your Garden - The labs can be used as singular projects or to build up to a year of hands-on outdoor experiences. Author renata fossen brown guides your family through fun opportunities learning about botany, food, patience, ecology, eating, the seasons, insects, and cooking.
Gardening Projects for Kids: Fantastic ideas for making things, growing plants and flowers, and attracting wildlife to the garden, with 60 practical projects and 500 photographsSouthwater - Fantastic ideas for making things, growing plants and flowers, and attracting wildlife to the garden, with 60 practical projects and 500 photographs. Southwater Publishing.
Gardening Basics - Science and Math - Square Foot Gardening with Kids: Learn Together: - Water ConseCool Springs Press - Southwater Publishing. Mel bartholomew's top-selling Square Foot Gardening books have made his revolutionary garden system available to millions of people. In square foot gardening with kids, mel reveals his tips, tricks, and fun projects in one of his most cherished pursuits: teaching youngsters to build and grow a SFG of their own.
The easy geometry of the gridded box breaks the complex world of gardening into digestible bites for enthusiastic young learners, and the sequence of tasks required to grow plants from seeds is repeatable and reassuring. Kids learn many valuable life lessons when tending their own garden -- such as the importance of following instructions and doing your chores, basic skills like counting and water conservation, and learning to appreciate the nature of food and why it is important to respect it.
Gardening Basics - Science and Math - Square Foot Gardening with Kids: Learn Together: - Water Conse - Most importantly though, they learn that growing your own food is both fun and rewarding.
Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots: Gardening Together with ChildrenWorkman Publishing Company - Illustrated throughout by the author's own lyrical watercolors, each garden includes a plan, seedlings, the planting recipe -- seeds, and growing instructions spelled out step-by-step -- and activities. Plant a pumpkinseed with a child, and cultivate wonder. Flowers & Plants. Nature. Author of sunflower houses: garden discoveries for children of all ages and Hollyhock Days: Garden Adventures for the Young at Heart, television specials, Sharon Lovejoy is a nationally known garden writer whose books, and projects at her learning landscape in California have introduced thousands of children to the pleasures of gardening.
In her newest book, buckets & boots, shoots, she presents 12 spirited, Roots, easy-to-implement ideas for theme gardens that parents and kids can grow together. Southwater Publishing. There's the pizza patch, oregano, zucchini, a giant-size wheel garden planted in "slices" of tomatoes, and basil. Gardening.
Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots: Gardening Together with Children - Crafts & Hobbies. This simple act of reconnecting with children with nature is Sharon Lovejoy's purpose and joy and gift. A moon garden of night-blooming flowers, including a moonflower tent. And mother Nature's Medicine Chest. Discovery walks teach kids how the gardens work, and a chapter on gardening basics includes a child-friendly 10-Minute Plan for planting and maintenance, plus a list of the top 20 plants guaranteed to make gardeners out of kids.
Oh Say Can You Seed?: All About Flowering Plants Cat in the Hat's Learning LibraryRandom House Books for Young Readers - With the able assistance of thing 1 and thing 2 -- and a fleet of Rube Goldbergian vehicles -- the Cat in the Hat examines the various parts of plants, seeds, and flowers; basic photosynthesis and pollination; and seed dispersal. Random house Books for Young Readers. Crafts & Hobbies. Southwater Publishing.
Gardening. Flowers & Plants. Nature.
Up in the Garden and Down in the DirtChronicle Books - A companion to the new over and under the pond and the beloved Over and Under the Snow, this sweet exploration of the hidden world and many lives of a garden through the course of a year "could not be more lovely, " according to the Washington Post. Nature. Chronicle. Up in the garden, growing vegetables, the world is full of green—leaves and sprouts, ripening fruit.
In this exuberant and lyrical book, discover the wonders that lie hidden between stalks, under the shade of leaves. And down in the dirt. Random house Books for Young Readers. Gardening. But down in the dirt there is a busy world of earthworms digging, skunks burrowing, snakes hunting, and all the other animals that make a garden their home.
Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt - Crafts & Hobbies. Southwater Publishing. Flowers & Plants.
The Vegetables We EatHoliday House - Nature. What are vegetables, corn, beans, anyway? give kids the 411 on veggies with this richly illustrated introduction to produce! Peppers, and peas! Nonfiction superstar Gail Gibbons lays out the basics of veggies with colorful watercolors and straightforward text. Southwater Publishing. Crafts & Hobbies.
Random house Books for Young Readers. Learn how they grow, delectable little peas, too! diagrams, and how many kinds there are—and learn some weird trivia, plump orange pumpkins, how they get to stores, cross sections, and illustrations get kids up close and personal with glossy red peppers, and dozens of other vegetables in this essential primer on the subject.
The Vegetables We Eat - Flowers & Plants. Used book in Good Condition. Gardening. Chronicle.
The Book of Gardening Projects for Kids: 101 Ways to Get Kids Outside, Dirty, and Having FunTimber Press WMP1604692457 - The book features simple, practical gardening advice, including how to design a play-friendly garden, ideas for fun-filled theme gardens, and how to cook and preserve the garden's bounty. Their involvement becomes the real harvest of a family garden. In the book of gardening projects for kids, whitney cohen and john Fisher draw on years of experience in the Life Lab Garden Classroom and gardening with their own children to teach parents how to integrate the garden into their family life, no matter its scope or scale.
But kids can make great gardening companions, and the benefits of including them are impossible to ignore. Used book in Good Condition. Southwater Publishing. Random house Books for Young Readers. Chronicle. Gardening. Flowers & Plants. 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.
The Book of Gardening Projects for Kids: 101 Ways to Get Kids Outside, Dirty, and Having Fun - Crafts & Hobbies. 101 engaging, family-friendly garden activities are also featured, from making Crunch-n-Munch Vegetable Beds and Muddy Miniature Masterpieces to harvesting berries for Fresh Fruity Pops. What better way to begin to explore the natural world than to experience the magic and beauty of a family garden.
From Seed to PlantHoliday House - From seed to plant was included in the Common Core State Standards Appendix B. Nature. Flowers & Plants. Used book in Good Condition. Southwater Publishing. Gibbons is the author of more than 100 books for young readers, including the bestselling titles From Seed to Plant and Monarch Butterfly. Her many honors include the washington Post/Childrens Book Guild Nonfiction Award and the NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book Award.
Used book in Good Condition. Chronicle. According to the washington post, Gail Gibbons "has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator. Ms. Important vocabulary is reinforced with accessible explanation and colorful, clear diagrams showing the parts of plants, the wide variety of seeds, and how they grow.
From Seed to Plant - The book includes instructions for a seed-growing project, and a page of interesting facts about plants, seeds, and flowers. A nonfiction classic, and a perfect companion for early science lessons and curious young gardeners. Random house Books for Young Readers. Gardening. Used book in Good Condition.