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A day spent outdoors in the garden offers a host of benefits for kids. Gardening activities boost physical fitness, strengthen family bonds and foster an understanding of plant and water cycles. You don't need a farm or big backyard to garden with your kid. Try these fun 'urban gardening' ideas to bring the benefits of gardening to even the most modest locales. You may be planting actual seeds, but you may also plant seeds of knowledge or a new passion in your little one!
Today's children are more nature deprived than ever. What are the consequences and what can parents do about it?
What do kids really gain from working and playing in the garden? Here are the skills that kindergarteners learn from all that digging.
Botanical gardens can be magical places for children, offering wonderful smells, beautiful colors and best of all, the chance to get good and grubby!
If you're like most parents, getting your kids to eat their vegetables is a tall order. Here's a unique approach that just might get the job done.
No matter the size of your garden or what you plant, get your hands dirty with the kids. The fun will keep growing all summer long.
How do you get kids to plant, grow, harvest and cook their own healthy food? Just ask star chef, Alice Waters.
Want an activity to get the kids outside, help the ecosystem and improve the scenery in your backyard? Here's a guide for planting a butterfly garden.
Longing to taste the timeless sweetness of real maple syrup?  Why not make your own?
Turn your yard into an animal-friendly hangout. You'll teach your kids an important lesson about environmental stewardship.
The article discusses the multiple benefits of school gardening for students, teachers, schools, and communities.
Browse gardening educational and parenting articles. Browse all our articles by topic and grade, or use the search.

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