Kids Gardening

Gardening with kids is so rewarding! My daughters love being out in the garden with mom and seeing what we can grow together!

This site began as a way to chronicle our kids’ gardening adventures as well as my own as an amateur gardener. We’ve got big plans for a flower cutting garden, strawberry patch and so much more that our kids will love!

We hope you’ll follow along and share your own kids’ gardening adventures!

Free Printable Recipe Pages for Kids’ Cookbook
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Free Printable Recipe Pages for Kids’ Cookbook

Teachers, parents—this kids’ cookbook idea is a very fun memento or class project! It also works great for individual families. It’s perfect for preschoolers and young elementary students to capture the cuteness. It’s also great for older students who have awesome recipes to share! Try these free printable recipe pages for kids to document their…

Raising and Hatching an Eastern Black Swallowtail Butterfly
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Raising and Hatching an Eastern Black Swallowtail Butterfly

During our gardening adventures this summer, we found some new garden friends! Our carrot patch attracted an Eastern Black Swallowtail butterfly who laid her eggs on the carrot greens. We noticed the swallowtail caterpillars once they were fairly large and beautifully colored with bright green and black bands. Our first caterpillar friend hatched into a…

Kids’ Flower Pot Craft with Plastic Bottle from Gatorade
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Kids’ Flower Pot Craft with Plastic Bottle from Gatorade

Kids’ Recycled Planter from a Gatorade Bottle When it comes to creative art for preschoolers, painting is high on the list! Our daughter loved making this flower pot craft with plastic bottle, recycled for use in our garden. Your kids can try this flower pot crafting recipe, too. It’s relatively quick and we loved enjoying…