Encourage your little ones to play in the dirt by helping with the garden! Dedicate a corner of the garden just for them, and let them pick what they want to grow. All the plants listed below have been chosen because they are easy to grow. Your kids will love seeing (and even eating) the results of their work! Get your children gardening with these 10 fun ideas!
There’s no denying that sunflowers are some of the happiest looking plants around, and kids love them! These bright, fun flowers are a great idea to get your children gardening.
Photo from A Kindergarten Life For Me
2. California Poppies.
Like sunflowers, California Poppies are such fun, happy looking flowers, kids can’t get enough of them. These are great for children, as they’re such simple flowers to grow.
Photo from Berkeley Garden Coach
Although I hate to sound like a broken record, it must be said: marigolds are another type of flower that just look plain happy. These flowers are also very durable and nearly kid-proof.
Photo from Eden Brothers
Contrary to their name, pansies are tough little perennial flowers that your children can enjoy when they bloom again every year.
Photo from Fresh Life Now
5. Snow Peas
Photo from Organics For All
6. Cherry Tomatoes
Photo from Everybody Eats News
Photo from Living Green Magazine
Photo from Rogue Farms Blog
Photo from Bonnie Plants
Photo from Royal Horticultural Society