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.

 


Youth Gardening Gazette 

 

Green Teacher

Green Teacher is dedicated to helping educators, both inside and outside of schools, promote environmental awareness among young people aged 6-19.

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

 

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

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Life Lab logo

Resources for schools gardens from a leader in garden-based education for the past 40 years.

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Sowing the Seeds of Success

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

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

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