Good food doesn’t begin on a store shelf in a box. It comes from a garden bursting with life, color, sounds, smells, sunshine, moisture, birds, and bees! Healthy fruits and vegetables become much more interesting when children know where it comes from. And a few tasty recipes can start a lifetime of good eating. So what’s in the garden?
What’s in the Garden? by Marianne Berkes is a picture book for 4 to 8 year olds that allows kids to discover the roots of fresh foods through fun riddles and delicious recipes.
This book is highly recommended for both home and school libraries. – Children’s Literary Classics
What’s in the Garden? has free lesson plans that accompany the book, which feature great classroom and gardening activities. You can identify plant parts with the Salad Challenge, learn to eat healthy with Supermarket Botany, or recognize beneficial bugs with Pollinator or Pest?. Plus you can download the recipes from the book here.
Whether you’re looking for a garden unit for the classroom, or want to cook with your kids at home, What’s in the Garden? is the perfect place to start. And it’s 40% off for the month of May as part of our 40th anniversary promotion!