This week’s theme is seed starting. Our “Growing Minds Day by Day” educational resource lists are designed for families and educators to use during COVID-19 and beyond.
Growing Minds Day by Day: Week of December 7
This week’s theme is seeds. Our “Growing Minds Day by Day” educational resource lists are designed for families and educators to use during COVID-19 and beyond.
Outside Your Window: A First Book of Nature
The buzz of bees in summertime. The tracks of a bird in the winter snow. This beautiful book captures all the sights and sounds of a child’s interactions with nature, from planting acorns or biting into crisp apples to studying tide pools or lying back and watching the birds overhead. No matter what’s outside their
Plants Feed Me
“It’s easy to forget where everyday food comes from, but this gentle, colorful picture book explains, simply and accurately, how food gets from the garden and farm onto the dining-room tables.” -Booklist
Growing Minds Day by Day: Week of April 27
This week’s theme is Victory Gardening. Our “Growing Minds Day by Day” educational resource lists are designed for families and educators to use during the COVID-19 quarantine and beyond.
Lola Plants a Garden
Book-loving Lola is inspired by a collection of garden poems that she reads with her mommy. She wants to plant her own garden of beautiful flowers, so she and Mommy go to the library to check out books about gardening. They choose their flowers and buy their seeds. They dig and plant. And then they
Badger’s Perfect Garden
It’s springtime and Badger is ready to plant the perfect garden. He has spent months gathering and sorting seeds. It’s been a lot of work but it’s worth it. His friends Red Squirrel, Dormouse, and Weasel come to help. They weed. They rake. And finally they plant. Afterward, everyone celebrates, and Badger can already imagine
Seed, Sprout, Pumpkin, Pie
Seed, Sprout, Pumpkin, Pie follows Apples for Everyone in the Picture the Seasons series. This beautifully photographed picture book about everybody’s favorite fall treat is sure to please kids both young and old. The glossy, festive images and lively text are sure to get your family in the mood to celebrate the season
All About Seeds
Identifies various kinds of seeds, what they need to grow, how they scatter, and the role seeds play in feeding the world. Includes eight simple experiments.
Seed Exploration – Preschool
Children learn about seeds through hands-on activities, inquiry, and seed exploration.
- Seed Exploration- Preschool (quick view as .pdf)