While you wait for the soil to warm

As it gets closer to spring, lesson plans start to turn towards seeds and growing things (even if it’s too early to plant in our area right now). Here are some books with ideas for projects and science lessons to keep you busy!

Building Birdhouses by Dana Meachen Rau

Enchanted Gardening: Growing Miniature Gardens, Fairy Gardens, and More by Lisa Amstutz

Fairy Garden Design by Alix Wood

Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table by Jacqueline Briggs Martin

Fresh-Picked Poetry: A Day at the Farmers’ Market by Michelle Schaub

Grow! Raise! Catch! How We Get Our Food by Shelley Rotner

It’s Our Garden from Seeds to Harvest in a School Garden by George Ancona

Karl, Get Out of the Garden! Carolus Linnaeus and the Naming of Everything by Anita Sanchez

A Landscaper’s Tools by Sebastian Avery

Spring on the Farm by M. J. York

Super Simple Farm Projects: Fun & Easy Animal Environment Activities by Carolyn Bernhardt

Welcome to the Backyard by Ruth Owen

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