Get the kids outside and working in the garden. These kids garden ideas will give you plenty of inspiration to get started. We have some really fun garden crafts and ideas that the kids are sure to love.
These gardening ideas are so much fun. Gather the kids around and let them help you choose which ones to start with. Let’s get gardening!
Kids Garden Ideas
Grab some paint sticks and paints and let the kids go to town making their own garden markers to keep track of what they plant.
Want to start with a mini garden? These are made from milk or juice containers.
Create a garden area just for the kids filled with all kinds of sensory delights.
You’ve heard of fairy gardens? How about a dinosaur garden? Rawr!
Help the kids decorate their own gardening caddy. They can keep their supplies organized and feel just like a professional gardener.
Here is another fun option for garden markers- these are made with mason jar lids.
Kids have some old trucks they don’t play with anymore? Let them turn them into planters!
Not using the sandbox anymore? Use it to create a container garden.
This rainbow garden will add a splash of color to the backyard and the kids are going to love it!
Arrrrr matey! Let the kids set up a pirate grotto garden and watch the fun begin!
What a fun idea! Use those old train tracks or pick some up at a thrift shop and make a garden railway.
Let the kids decorate some seed pots and then fill them with seeds to grow in their gardens.
Here’s another fun idea for making garden markers. Which one is your favorite to make with the kids?
We LOVE this idea. If you’ve got some Minions fans in the family, they’re going to love these planters.
You’ve probably seen some container gardens made out of old tires, but have you ever seen one turned into a frog before? Cute!
Don’t want a frog in your yard? How about a caterpillar planter made from crates?
How fun is this? It kind of looks like a pizza AND contains ingredients you need to grow for your pizza – basil, tomatoes, green peppers, you name it!
A simple way to start some seeds – make a greenhouse out of an old egg carton!
You can easily grow grass seeds in sponges – so how about turning them into a little house?
Want to attract butterflies to your yard? Let the kids make a butterfly feeder!
You can make anything out of Lego! Even a flowerbox!
Show the kids not only how to grow some bean plants but to turn them into a fun playhouse too!