by Laura Berthiaume July 18, 2022 3 min read
Gardening with your child has SO many benefits. You may have heard me talk about this before in this simple gardening activity I shared in the spring - Germinating Bean Seeds.
But I'll say it again because gardening is rich with fun, hands on learning opportunities.
It helps to develop:
And you can even get started in infancy!
Exploratory Gardening for Infants
Infants can be introduced to gardening by giving them time to dig around in the soil with their hands and explore.
They will likely try to pull on flowers and mouth the soil so do this in an area where you’re comfortable with this type of exploration and with soil free from fertilizers.
You can also add a little water to a child-sized watering can for them to dump and explore.
Most children will love the responsibility of their own plant. It's a great learning opportunity about how to care for another living thing.
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