Lessons & Activity Ideas


Following are a number of resources to help you plan lessons and activities for engaging children and youth in your garden, whether it be located at a school, museum, community farm, or other site.




Sowing the Seeds of Success 

Designed to walk you through the organizational aspects of a youth gardening program.

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Explore natural habitats, climate stability, plant life, and green careers with resources by Scholastic and Seed Your Future.

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Curricula and other resources to help teachers, volunteers and parents plan and implement successful youth garden programs.

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Green Schoolyards America 

Download the Living Schoolyard Activity Guide, containing 131 ideas for year round school ground activities.

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City Blossoms 

Free resources including What’s in Our Library, a comprehensive list of garden, nature, and food-themed books for children ages 2-10.

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