Sophie and her friends work together to grow a neighborhood vegetable garden. From zucchini to potatoes to carrots, the kids grow it all. Page by page, vegetable by vegetable A Harvest of Color gives great gardening advice in the voice of the children, and offers hints that are helpful to any gardener, old or young. You’ll love the book’s realistic photographs of Sophie and her friends gardening.
Unique woodcut illustrations take you on an edible journey through the alphabet.
A young boy and his dog are sick of winter, so they plant a garden and begin to wait. And wait, and wait. Just when it seems as though the brown will never become green, spring magically appears! This book is a quick read that benefits from paying close attention to the beautifully illustrated pages.
Students will explore the garden and will practice garden rules. They will learn to observe and look closely in the garden by beginning to recognize and appreciate different colors.
- Garden Lesson 3: Color Hunt – Preschool (quick view as .pdf)
Nonfiction about gardens illustrated with paper cuts.
With its elaborately painted garden scenes, this simple counting book will stand out among the rest!
Eddie decides he wants a garden and gets to work, with just a bit of help from him mom and younger sister. He learns about all of the elements that help his garden to grow!
Students will learn the difference between edible and non-edible and understand how these concepts connect to a garden and the objects and properties of a garden. Through a visit to the garden and by utilizing charts and discussion questions, students will expand their understanding of edible, non-edible, and the garden environment.