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Gardening is a great way for children to discover how plants grow - and where food comes from - by growing their own fruit and vegetables. An introduction for absolutely beginners, covering all the basics plus lots of hints, tips and ideas. No garden is required as there are lots of ways to grow plants in pots inside, on windowsills or balconies.
There are a whole host of animals, trees, bugs, birds and flowers to colour in this simple yet stylish activity book. The big areas are already coloured in, allowing little children to focus on the fun parts - the foxes, ladybirds, squirrels, bumble bees and beautiful blooms, among other things. Two pages of stickers encourage further customisation and creativity.
This title is in the same series as 'Gardening for Beginners', but it's exclusively about growing edible plants, from fruit and vegetables to mustard and cress, sprouting beans and edible flowers. As with the previous book, everything is grown in containers and many of the projects can be grown on a windowsill or small balcony, so you don't need a garden.
Following on from the very successful Woodland Animals and Creepy Crawlies sticker books, MY GARDEN STICKER ACITIVITY BOOK continues with a range of interactive activities, stickers and fun facts for children to dig through. Whether it is sticking slugs onto lettuces, colouring-in flowers or identifying the insides of fruits and vegetables, little ones will be entertained for hours. With fascinating facts on garden care, pesky pests, how we gardened in the past, and even mythical plants, this is the perfect book for green thumbs! At the end of the book, children can test their knowledge with a quiz. With over 40 different stickers to complete garden scenes, this entertaining activity sticker book is a great way to teach children about gardening. Suitable for children aged 3-6.
An accessible, informative first reference book that helps young children learn about trees, plants and funghi - what each of these things is, how to tell them apart, what each needs to survive and thrive, and their life cycles, including information about how they reproduce.
A handy pocket guide which will allow nature-lovers to identify a wide range of trees from their size, shape, leaves and seeds - whatever the season. Includes step-by-step instructions for tree-related activities, from making leaf rubbings to growing your own tree. Internet links accessed via the Usborne Quicklinks website allow readers to access further resources online.
This beautiful kitchen-garden cookbook, produced in association with the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, contains step-by-step guides to show how easy it is to grow peas, beans, potatoes, carrots and more in your garden, in patio containers or in window boxes or on an allotment. Then transform your home-grown produce into delicious meals and desserts by following easy, step-by-step recipes. By having fun growing different plants, children won't be able to wait to try their tasty produce, encouraging great, healthy eating habits.Learn all about how plants grow, from seeds to seedlings, watering and weeding, to harvesting and composting. Information on minibeasts and garden creatures show how nature works together to help plants grow.Includes advice on cooking tools and utensils and healthy and balanced diets.
Children love to get their hands dirty, and whether they enjoy cooking up a storm in the kitchen or digging in the garden, this book is packed with exciting projects that will keep them entertained all year round. The recipes range from a simple Chunky Vegetable Salad to more advanced offerings, such as tasty Lamb and Potato Pies. The gardening activities range from making compost and harvesting seeds to growing blueberries and decorating pots and planters, as well as projects to entice helpful insects and animals into the garden. With lively pictures, simple instructions and loads of great ideas, this book will provide hours of entertainment for the entire family.
Why are carrots good for you? When is it time to pick carrots? What do carrots grow from? "An apple a day keeps the doctor away" Yes! This healthy series from QED teaches young readers the benefits of eating fruit and vegetables, and advises how to grow your own. Dig out your gardening tools and start growing those vegetables. This series can tell you all about the goodness found in fresh fruit and vegetables. Lettuce, carrots, tomatoes and apples are all described from their time as seedlings to blossoming into the fruits and vegetables we love to eat. These books will help young readers learn about healthy eating while encouraging reading skills. The straightforward sentence structure allows a wide range of reading abilities to join in the fun.
Getting your hands dirty and growing your own fruit, vegetables, herbs and flowers in the garden is great fun. From flowering wellies, crazy gourds and bird baths to wind chimes, butterfly pots and grass-head men, there is a huge range of exciting projects that you can do in and out of the garden, whatever the weather. The book includes basic gardening know-how, fruit and vegetables, craft projects, wildlife gardening and indoor gardening, plus a list of good plants to try. Clear instructions and fun photographs make following the projects easy, while tips and growing ideas provide inspiration and encourage experimentation.
"Garden" encourages children to investigate a garden whatever the weather--from planting seeds in spring to feeding birds in winter. Children are introduced to gardening tools and techniques, and to the creatures found near ponds, grass, flowers, and soil. They are also encouraged to use the garden as a place to play and to enjoy time with family and friends.
Alfie gets out and about in the garden with Dad, in this glorious book about growing, playing and sharing. Seeds are planted; the carrots are going to be a gift for a special friend of Alfie's. But there are suprises in store...Shirley Hughes is the creator of the bestselling, best-loved, Dogger.
A Square Foot Garden is more than just a perfect place to grow vegetablesit is an ideal environment for sharing and learning with kids of all ages. This book teaches you how.For two generations, Mel Bartholomews top-selling Square Foot Gardening books have made his revolutionary system for growing vegetables available to millions of people. In Square Foot Gardening with Kids, Mel reveals all of the tips, tricks, and fun projects he has used over the decades in one of his most cherished pursuits teaching youngsters to build and grow their own kid-sized SFGs. Because of its simple principles and fast payoff, Square
A garden can be anywhere - in pots, on a balcony, an allotment or a garden at home or school - and this is the perfect book to get you started! Packed full of simple gardening tips, interesting information, recipes and gorgeous illustrations, learn how to plant, nurture and even eat the things you grow!
A refreshing source of ideas to help your children learn to grow their own patch of earth, "Gardening Lab for Kids" encourages children to get outside and enjoy nature. This fun and creative book features 52 plant-related activities set into weekly lessons, beginning with learning to read maps to find your heat zone, moving through seeds, soil, composting, and then creating garden art and appreciating your natural surroundings. Author Renata Fossen Brown guides your family through fun opportunities learning about botany, ecology, the seasons, food, patience, insects, eating, and cooking. The labs can be used as singular projects or to build up to a year of hands-on outdoor experiences. The lessons in this book are open-ended to be explored over and over - with different results each time "Garden Lab for Kids" is the perfect book for creative families, friends, and community groups and works as lesson plans for both experienced and new gardeners. Children of all ages and experience levels can be guided by adults and will enjoy these engaging exercises. So, slip on your muddy clothes, and get out and grow
Fiona Inglis is passionate about food, whether she's growing, cooking or eating it. As a primary school teacher she also loves sharing her enthusiasm, knowledge and skills with her students and with children everywhere. "The Garden Cook" is her beautifully photographed and illustrated book with 76 easy-to-follow recipes, aimed at 8- to 13-year olds. It includes a basics chapter with safety hints for exploring the garden and tips like how to set up your own veggie patch and how to plant for the seasons. Perfect for children, their parents and anyone interested in growing and cooking good food, "The Garden Cook" is sure to ignite a passion for cooking in a new generation. Key points: 76 easy-to-follow recipes; step-by-step illustrations in every chapter; and includes a basics chapter with safety hints and fun tips for exploring in the garden.
Plant a pumpkinseed with a child, and cultivate wonder. This simple
act of reconnecting with children with nature is Sharon Lovejoy's
purpose and joy and gift. Author of "Sunflower Houses: Garden
Discoveries for Children of All Ages "and "Hollyhock Days: Garden
Adventures for the Young at Heart," Sharon Lovejoy is a nationally
known garden writer whose books, television specials, and projects
at her learning landscape in California have introduced thousands
of children to the pleasures of gardening.
Now available board book! With a combination of unusual foods and a kaleidoscope of colors, this concept book shows that not all foods have to look the same way. A banana can be red, broccoli can be purple, and cherries can be yellow and still taste just as delicious.
Do you think you have the green-fingered touch? This book will inspire you to grow your own flowers, vegetables, herbs and other plants. Simple miniature gardens, displays and recipes will help you make loads of brilliant garden crafts and tasty snacks too. You don't need to spend a fortune on your own cool, custom-made stuff. Ingenious ways to use inexpensive materials - many of which you may already have lying around mean you can bake, sew, make and grow loads of brilliant things. Four lovely step-by-step books that encourage readers to use the materials and environment around them to encourage creativity. Can also be used to demonstrate ways to recycle and reuse everyday materials and encourage discussions around wasting food and other resources.
Grow and cook with this fabulous practical guide, packed with tasty recipes and fun, educational gardening activities for inside and outside! Every project is shown step by step, with a full list of the ingredients and equipment, difficulty rating and estimation of timing. Covers all the basics, from safety, equipment and essential techniques to cooking and gardening terms, and features handy directories of ingredients and plants.
What makes Eddie's garden grow? Earth, rain, sun and all sorts of creatures, of course! Eddie's garden is magnificent, from his stringy bean house to his tall sunflowers. How Eddie's garden grows and develops is clearly told in this gentle story with lively characters and colourful illustrations. The book includes full information on growing a garden like Eddie's in a home garden or even indoors.
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