Reading a Garden


 

Children adore planting seeds and digging in the garden.  Gardening is also a wonderful way to promote interest in nature.  The following books offer "fresh air" inspiration for young children (ages 1 to 6).  Consider reading them in the garden for the happiest of learning environments. 

 

In My Flower, In My Pond, and In My Tree by Sara Gillingham and Lorena Siminovich

 

 

Little Seeds by Charles Ghigna, Illustrated by Ag Jatkowska

 

 

Two Little Gardeners

Written by Margaret Wise Brown and Edith Thacher Hurd, Illustrated by Gertrude Elliott

 

 

Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
Eating the Alphabet:  Fruits and Vegetables from A to Z by Lois Ehlert
Eating the Alphabet: Fruits and Vegetables from A to Z by Lois Ehlert

Miss Jaster's Garden by N.M Bodecker

 

 

First Garden:  The White House Garden by Robbin Gourley

 

 

How Did That Get in my Lunchbox?  The Story of Food

by Chris Butterworth, Illustrated by Lucia Gaggiotti

 

 

 

Contact Information

Debra Lemieux

If Then Creativity

debra@ifthencreativity.com

 

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