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Kids love learning about dirt, plants, flowers, and growing food. They are excited and have so much wonder when it comes to how the world works. These 15 Books About Gardens for Kindergartners are a perfect introduction to teach them about gardening. It’s impossible not to have a great time reading them too.
15 Creative Books About Gardens for Kindergarteners
If you want to go the extra mile, after reading the books, work on a gardening project or craft together too. You’ll both have an enjoyable time.
We Are the Gardeners
Join Joanna Gaines and her children as they chronicle their adventures in starting a garden
Oh, Say Can You Seed?: All About Flowering Plants
With the help of friends Thing 1 and Thing 2, The Cat in the Hat explores the science behind flowers. From germination to photosynthesis and seed dispersal, the Cat in the Hat makes learning all about flowers tons of fun!
If You Plant a Seed
In this book, two furry friends plant some seeds. They patiently wait for the seeds to turn into food, but as it does, some birds come along. Another seed must be planted to save and share the food, the seed of cooperation. This is a fun book for kids that will reinforce what they have been learning about sharing.
Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt
In this book, kids can explore what lies beneath the leaves and dirt in a garden, and how it changes as the season passes. This is a great book for curious kids who love to play in the dirt!
Planting a Rainbow
This book covers the basics of planting seeds and bulbs to create a rainbow of colors in the garden. With beautiful illustrations, this book is going to encourage kids to plant their own rainbow!
The Curious Garden
Join Liam, a curious gardener on his quest fora greener world, one garden at a time, as his garden transforms a city.
Lola Plants a Garden
Lola wants to plant a garden after reading some poems. So she checks out books, plants seeds, and gets to work. As she waits, she creates her own book. As her garden grows, she has a party with friends, where they share a story in Lola’s garden.
Growing Vegetable Soup
It sure is a lot of work to grow vegetable soup! In this book, the tools, process, and work are explained in vivid illustration, to create the best vegetable soup ever.
Three Sisters Garden
Three sisters start a garden growing squash, corn, and beans in this colorful story. The author provides key information about gardening in this wonderful story. It also includes a stew recipe your kids will want to try!
Two Little Gardeners
Two young children plant seeds that turn into a bountiful garden! This book teaches kids that good things come to those who wait and features a fun song to sing together.
Compost Stew: An A to Z Recipe for the Earth
This book is a good resource for young composters. If your family is planning to garden this spring, learning how to compost together is a great idea. This book appeals to kids and adults as it is packed with info in an easy to understand presentation!
Secrets of the Garden: Food Chains and the Food Web in Our Backyard
In this book, children can learn about the food chain in a simple way. Explore the family garden with the help of an adorable little scientist and discover who all benefits from growing a garden!
The Vegetables We Eat
Discover how the vegetables we eat begin as a seed and end up on our plates! This book is an excellent resource with a glossary of vegetables and info on how to grow your own vegetables.
Mrs. Spitzer’s Garden
Mrs. Spitzer is a knowledgeable teacher and gardener. She realizes that children grow much like a garden, and shares her story with a lot of whimsy in this fun book.
Dirt: The Scoop on Soil
This book gives the scoop on the soil to young gardeners, including how to keep soil healthy for plants and flowers.