Garden Plan


  • 1 to 2 hours, plus maintenance


  • Gardening tools
  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Packaged seeds


  1. Let your child select a designated number of seed packets after you have sketched out a rough layout of the garden together.
  2. Check the packet for growing information before making a final selection.
  3. Plant each seed packet as directed, mounting the seed packets on sticks in each garden area so you can both identify and compare seedlings as they sprout.


  • Have your child chart which plants are easier to grow.
  • Have your child sketch out a garden for next year based on what has been learned.


Copyright © 2004 by Susan Kettmann. Excerpted from The 2,000 Best Games & Activities with permission of its publisher, Sourcebooks, Inc.

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