Plant a seed

  1. Plant a seed

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Have you ever watched a baby plant grow? Growing plants from seeds is like magic; one tiny object can grow into a whole new plant! Some seeds can be planted outside as soon as the soil is warm enough or you can get a head start by planting seeds inside.

Internet links to help you: Gardening with children Make your own repurposed and recycled seed starting containers ‘Grow it’. Why not try growing your own fruits and vegetables at home:

How to & Activity Books

Roots, Shoots, Buckets & Boots: Gardening Together with Children by Sharon Lovejoy

Gardening Lab for Kids: 52 Fun Experiments to Learn, Grow, Harvest, Make, Play, and Enjoy Your Garden by Renata Fossen Brown

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 photographs by Jenny Hendy


Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss

A Seed Is Sleepy by Dianna Hutts Aston

and then it’s spring by Julie Fogliano

On Meadowview Street by Henry Cole

The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle

From Seed to Plant by Gail Gibbons

The Little Gardener (Teenie Greenies) by Jan Gerardi

Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert

Plant Secrets by Emily Goodman