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Gardening journal for kids: My seed journal

Getting your kids out in the garden may not always be easy. Whether it´s the rubbish weather or being glued to devices we know it can be a struggle. That´s why one of the ways that we think you can get your kids outside is by getting them into gardening, and this gardening journal for kids is a great way to keep them on track and excited to be outdoors. Take a look at this free printable!

Gardening journal for kids: My seed journal

My seed journal

We like to show you what you will be getting before you print it out, so take a look at our gardening journal for kids.

My seed journal

The gardening journal for kids is a simple one page sheet that you can print out multiple times to make a seed journal for your kids to use to keep track of their different seeds and plants.

This is a simple but effective way to help keep them organised and encourage them to care for their seeds. And of course, a great incentive to get them into the garden as they will love the feeling of responsibility and seeing their seedling grow into a flower, herb, vegetable, or fruit.

Here’s what’s on our sheet and what your kids can track:

  • What they planted,
  • When they planted it,
  • A list of the plant care required, such as pest control,
  • When they need to water their plant,
  • How much sun their plant has gotten, and,
  • When they need to harvest their plant.

As you can see, it’s so simple but it is a great way to get the kids to be responsible for their seedlings and watching it grow. This is also a lovely activity to give kids a bit more responsibility as well as help them give their self-esteem a boost by being able to nurture something from a seedling into a living thing.

All in all, we recommend you getting your kids in the garden because they will learn so much!

<< Click on the circular image below to get your own copy of the My Seed Journal gardening journal for kids >>

Kids seed journal

If you want to get your kids outside and in the garden to do some gardening, check out these garden and outdoor ideas from the site.

Garden and outdoor ideas

Just a few more gardening and garden activities for you to take a look at.

There are also more great resources on the web, so take a look at a few for inspiration.

Gardening and outdoor ideas from around the web

Enjoy some garden and outdoor ideas for kids from other sites around the web.

Come back soon,

Seed journal printable

Helen is a mum to two, social media consultant, and website editor; and this site is (we think) the only Social Enterprise parenting magazine! Since giving up being a business analyst when juggling travel, work and kids proved too complicated, she founded KiddyCharts so she could be with her kids, and use those grey cells at the same time. KiddyCharts has reach of over 1.1million across social and the site. The blog works with big family brands (including travel) to help promote their services, as well as offering free resources to parents of kids under 10. It gives 51%+ profits to Reverence for Life, who fund a number of important initiatives in Africa, including bringing running water and basic equipment to a school in Tanzania. Helen has worked as a digital marketing consultant (IDM qualified) with various organisations, including Channel Mum, Truprint, Talk to Mums, and Micro Scooters. She loves to be creative in the brand campaigns she works on. Get in touch TODAY!

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