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!