Now that we are approaching the end of Spring there is no better time to start some of my easy Gardening crafts for kids.
These are a good opportunity to get your children outdoors as much as possible. I love time outdoors as it is so important for both physical and mental wellbeing.
They help kids learn about the importance of gardening and how we need fruit and vegetables for nutrition.
Encouraging kids to make these gardening crafts will help them develop a healthy association with fruit and vegetables.
It will also develop their love of nature and flowers, and provide them with an introduction to different ecosystems.
I have lots of different activities and crafts below from my favorite bloggers! You can find flower pot crafts, rock painting ideas, seed starters and planters amongst more!
These easy gardening crafts for kids can be used as gifts for both Mother’s Day and Father’s Days, as well as Spring and Summer Birthdays.
How about collecting some rocks from the garden, painting them and then putting them back outside! You could use them to decorate!
This easy tutorial shows you how to use your fingers to paint flowers on rocks!
I absolutely love decorating old tins and pots and recycling them into something fabulous!
Crafting and being environmentally at the same time is a good skill to teach kids!
This cute flower pot craft lets you turn an old tin can into a beautiful pot, which can be gifted to Mom or Grandmom!
A totally different flowerpot craft this time, but one that makes use of old or broken CDS! You just need to cut them up and stick them onto a pot.
There is no better place to start your seeds than some homemade plant starters!
I made some cool ones from toilet paper rolls.
You can see my designs here!
How about doing some tidying in your garden during Fall, collecting some leaves and then making pretty monsters?!
That is exactly what my kids and I did last November, and we had so much fun.
Gardening is a great way to introduce kids to different insects and bugs! One of my favorite is the ladybug!
I have tons of ladybug crafts on my site including this walnut craft!
Like ladybugs bees are part of gardening! They are necessary for pollination of flowers in your garden so that fruits can grow.
If you love this you ought to check out my awesome list of bee crafts for kids
Crafts with foods are hugely popular with kids, like my easy turtle craft.
This one teaches kids how to grow cress in an empty egg shell. Here again this is recycling food waste and making it useful.
This is a brilliant concept to teach your children from a young age.
Who wants to put their milk cartons to good use and have some fun at the same time?!
If you you need to consider this easy gardening craft for kids, which turns decorated milk cartons into planters!
Oh my word how adorable are these grass caterpillars made with tights, grass seed, compass and pipe cleaners to name a few supplies!!
These make great Garden decor and kids will love making them and admiring them afterwards.
I love these creatures and my pom pom caterpillar is perfect for indoors.
Make a beautiful pipe cleaner flower bouquet which will not wilt or die!
Although these are not real flowers there is no reason why you cannot display them proudly in a vase!
Make lots of bunches in different colors.
This is a novel way for kids to learn to plant seeds in order for flowers to grow! It is way more exciting than directly planting them in soil!
The bright colors are brilliant for sensory stimulation.
Get your kids to help you cut the colored paper and turn it into a pulp! They will love adding the seeds and watching them germinate.
This preschool STEM activity makes for an excellent gardening craft for kids! After all plants and flowers need rain for hydration.
This Fall gardening craft for kids encourages them to turn a pumpkin into a planter with a beautiful floral display!
A great introduction to flower arranging for children!
This fabulous piece of garden decor is super simple to make! Why not make a leaf or flower last forever by imprinting it onto a stone. You could even personalize it with a message or the date.
These mini jar gardens are super cute and come complete with a statue. Of course you could make them with any type of statue or small toy figure too if the kids wanted to do this.
These are brilliant for indoor and outdoor decor.
This is one of my favorite easy gardening crafts for kids of all ages. You can have a specific type of design you have in mind for your planters or you can let the children freestyle. This is particularly good for little kids!
This crafter kept her cinder blocks on her balcony but I would probably keep mine on the outdoor patio.
I can imagine they would get lots of compliments.
These garden stepping stones are a keepsake and a way of storing memories of happy Summer times. They are personal to each child and the things they pick!
These easy gardening crafts for kids literally take a few minutes to complete plus they are very cheap!
The kids can also decorate the clothespins if they like; they can draw faces or paint them.
You could use them as table decor for a BBQ or outdoor party.
Get your kids interested in vegetables by doing some rock painting!
These can be used to decorate a vegatable plot or they can be just for fun!
Another great seed starter idea, this time with an egg carton. Here in our house we always store these for crafts so we have an abundance of them!
They are great for making memories and giving your children a positive outdoor experience.
Do you like these Easy Gardening Crafts for Kids?