20 Book Gift Ideas For Kids Who Garden - Unique Gifter

20 Book Gift Ideas For Kids Who Garden

Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in this post may be "affiliate links." This means if you click on the link and purchase an item, I will receive an affiliate commission. Disclosure in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255. This site is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.

Gardening is such a fun way for kids to get outside, do some physical activity and learn more about the natural world. I remember the excitement and sense of responsibility I felt when I was given a tiny patch of soil to garden all on my own! Encourage this brilliant hobby with one of these inspiring books for kids who garden.

Looking for a green gift for a kiddo? Here are all the books the mini gardener will love! | Kid's Birthday Gifts | Reading Lists | Books for Kids | Permaculture | Book Worm Gifts | Christmas Gifts for Kids


Gardening Projects for Kids by ,Jenny Hendy

Buy Now

Kids will love getting stuck in to these 60 projects on everything from growing plants to attracting wildlife into the garden! There are lots of photos, really clear instructions and it even tells you how long each project should take.

Ready, Set, Grow! By Rebecca Spohn

Buy Now

A must-have spiral bound book for kids who love to garden. It’s really comprehensive and filled with everything children need to know to grow a healthy garden. It even contains gardening-related jokes…what more could you need?

300 Step-by-Step Cooking & Gardening Projects for Kids by Nancy McDougall and Jenny Hendy

Buy Now

There’s almost enough cooking and gardening projects for every day of the year in this book. Get it and keep your child busy until their next birthday!

National Geographic Readers: Seed to Plant

Buy Now

Aimed at younger children who are just starting to read, this book brilliantly introduces plants. It uses simple language and large picture to teach children what plants are, how we use them and how they grow.

A Seed is Sleepy by Dianna Aston

Buy Now

A gorgeous book that makes a thoughtful gift for children who garden. It’s filled with colourful drawings and facts that will spark their interest.

Oh Say Can You Seed? By Bonnie Worth

Buy Now

As part of the Cat in the Hat’s library, this book would be perfect for kids who garden and love Dr Seuss! It will satisfy their curiosity about the plants in their garden in a fun (and rhyming) way.

The Little Gardener by Jan Geradi

Buy Now

This book is perfect for preschoolers who love to be outside! If they’re already helping you to water the plants then they’ll enjoy lifting the flaps and exploring this book.

Gardening Wizardry for Kids by L. Patricia Kite

Buy Now

If your kid’s gardening is restricted to “the great indoors” this is a great gift for them. They’ll learn how to grow plants inside through 300+ experiments. Your house will be a jungle!

Kid’s Herb Book by Lesley Tierra

Buy Now

A super fun book that teaches kids about herbs. They’ll learn how to make potions, secret remedies and grow their own herbs. There are even colouring pages and herb-related songs! You might just end up keeping it for yourself.

Garden to Table:

A Kid’s Guide to Planting, Growing and Preparing Food by Katherine Hengel

Buy Now

Give Mom and Dad a break and get the kids out of the garden and into the kitchen! This book teaches children important lessons about where food comes from in a fun and practical way.

Project Garden: A Month by Month Guide by Stacy Tornio

Buy Now

A really clear month-by-month guide to gardening related activities. Each month kids are given something to grow, plant, eat, recycle and make. My personal favourite is the the Halloween Spooky Garden planting plan!

Kids’ Container Gardening by Cindy Krezel

Buy Now

Kids will be inspired by the 17 uber-creative projects in this book. From making a water garden complete with fish to a sand art terrarium, they won’t get bored!

Compost Stew by Mary McKenna Sidals

Buy Now

This illustrated book will teach kids how to make a delicious compost stew to feed their plants! It’s rhyming style makes it easy and engaging to read. Plus by buying this you’ll be doing your bit for the planet.

Sunflower Houses by Sharon Lovejoy

Buy Now

Instead of another how-to gardening book, Sharon Lovejoy has created a magical collection of gardening inspiration, poems and stories. The language and style makes it a great gift for older kids and teenagers who garden.

Cook It, Grow It by DK Publishing

Buy Now

A book for the budding sustainable chef! Kids will learn how to grow food in the garden or in containers and then make it into delicious, fresh recipes.

TIME for Kids: Plants

Buy Now

Great for kindergarten kids, this book will teach them all about the science behind plants. Packed with eye-catching photos and fun facts, it’ll keep beginner readers entertained for hours.

The Reason for a Flower by Ruth Heller

Buy Now

This is beautifully illustrated, rhyming book for pre-school children. They’ll enjoy spotting the plants that they already know in the intricate drawings and learning about some new ones!

The Vegetables We Eat by Gail Gibbons

Buy Now

Teach kids that gardening isn’t just about flowers. There are so many vegetables that can easily be grown. You never know it might even get them eating their veg!

From Seed to Plant by Gail Gibbons

Buy Now

Turn your kid’s gardening hobby into an educational experience with this beautifully illustrated book. They’ll learn how seeds are formed and how plants grow. It’d be great to read alongside growing seeds themselves so they can see the concepts in action!

Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert

Buy Now

This is a lovely gift for young children to encourage a love of growing plants. With clear, colourful images and step-by-step instructions, they’ll be planting their first garden in no time!

Which book are you going to get to inspire the kid you know who gardens? Whether it’s a step-by-step guide or illustrated storybook, let us know if the comments! We’re @ugifter on twitter and @uniquegifter on instagram.

About The Author

FREE Printable: Backyard-themed Scavenger Hunt for Kids
Enter your email to receive your FREE Printable Scavenger Hunt:

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This
Scroll to Top