Garden Kids Lessons
Garden Kids Lesson 1: Tom the Tomato
Children will identify and learn the importance of plant-based foods. They'll also learn about how plants grow.
Garden Kids Lesson 2: Digging and Planting
Students will learn about soil and experiment with sprouting seeds in soil, sand and potting mix.
Garden Kids Lesson 3: Plants Get Thirsty Too!
Children will learn that plants need water to grow, identify the function of a plant’s roots, and observe how water moves through plants.
Garden Kids Lesson 4: Let's Make a Salad!
Children will identify vegetables as healthy foods, taste-test vegetables in a salad, and set a goal to eat more salads.
Garden Kids Lesson 5: Do Plants Eat?
Children will learn how plants make their own food, why plants are green, and observe the effect of sunlight on plants.
Garden Kids Lesson 6: It's Planting Time!
Children will review a plant’s requirements (water, soil, air, and light), and observe plant growth from seeds into plants.
Garden Kids Lesson 7: Friends in the Garden
Children will identify bugs and worms that are helpful to garden plants.
Garden Kids Lesson 8: Good Garden Soil
Children will learn about and make compost.
Garden Kids Lesson 9: Eating Plants
Children will understand that different parts of a plant are eaten, and identify which part of a plant certain vegetables are.
Garden Kids Lesson 10: How Amazing Are the Plants We Eat!
Children will learn about and taste-test fruits and vegetables, followed by setting a goal to eat more of them.