My daughter loves anything that has to do with flowers so it’s natural that she would love gardening. Although she isn’t a fan of bugs and worms, just like momma.
Learn how to plant flowers with your kids and enjoy this fun flowery activity just like how I enjoyed it with my daughter.
I love that we can spend this time together outdoors doing something we both enjoy. I’m only getting started as a novice gardener, I usually just buy plants because we have such a short growing season but I thought we’d start some seeds just for fun.
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Recommended Books About Flowers
Encourage your kids’ love for flowers and gardening! These awesome books about flowers will help keep your young ones busy while waiting for their planted flowers to bloom!
The Tiny Seed: With seeded paper to grow your own flowers! (The World of Eric Carle)Flowers (Plant Parts)In the GardenThe Little GardenerPinkalicious and the Flower Fairy (I Can Read Level 1)The Little Gardener (Teenie Greenies)
Recommended Flower Activity Kits
My little one and I enjoyed this fun gardening activity and we would love to share the happiness with you! Check out these recommended flower activity kits to kick-start your little one’s gardening journey.
Flower Growing Kit by Beanstalk – 5 Types of Non-GMO Flower SeedsJecery 30 Set Garden Paper Pot Craft Kit Planting for Kids Foam Flowers CraftsHapinest Flower Garden Growing Kit Kids Gardening CraftsSunflower Grow Kit with Mammoth Flower Seeds for Planting!Window Garden Sow Much Fun Seed Starting, Flower Planting and Growing Kit for KidsLittle Gardener Tool Set with Garden Tools Bag for Kids Gardening
Here are the supplies you need to start your little gardening journey. Choose seeds of your favorite flowers, and make your backyard (or front yard) a haven for flying bees and other pollinating insects. See the list of items below.
How to Plant Flowers With Your Kids
My daughter had her own pair of gloves, she doesn’t like to get dirty and shovel. She enjoys helping mama in the garden so I let her at it. We used container mix soil for my containers while I added gardening soil if we were adding plants to the ground.
I started some flower seeds early and here there’s always a risk of frost until May so I wanted to be able to move them if needed.
My daughter added soil to the containers, she used her finger to dig a hole and added the seeds. She then covered the hole up with more dirt, patted things down, and watered all of the containers.
If it was a plant, I had to remove it from the container after we dug a large hole in order to fit the root of the plant in. This was her favorite activity because she could actually see the flower and didn’t have to wait for the seeds to sprout.
I bet your kids will love these awesome Plant Science Experiments.
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The trays have sunflower seeds in them and they sprouted after a week. They’re so easy to grow and fun to watch, it’s a must-have for your kids if they love to garden. We did have some birds who tried to get at the seeds but we didn’t lose too many.
This month’s theme is flowers so if you want to see what other flower ideas these ladies have come up with, I’m sure you won’t be sorry.
More Flower Activities for Kids
Let your kids explore the feeling and scent of a flower with this Flower Sensory Soup activity.
Help your little ones craft a pretty braided flower bracelet from the flowers you both picked from your own garden. You can also use wildflowers for this super fun and creative activity!
Teach your kids how plants grow from seeds! And learn more about plant parts in this plant and botany activities for kids.
While waiting for your flowers to grow, help your little one identify flower parts with the help of this awesome parts of a flower worksheet.
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