Plant the Tiny Seed by Christie Matheson
Plant a seed to watch it grow. Press on the cloud to make it rain.
Jiggle the book to scatter the seeds. Interactive text teaches very
young children how flowers sprout and mature.
Seed Magic by Natalie McKinnon
How can a tiny handful of seeds become a whole mountain of seeds? Seed Magic, that’s how! In this simple story of friendship, Little Spider teaches her friend Anxious Ant about the life cycle of plants, showing nature will provide all we need if we are not greedy.
Plants Can’t Sit Still by Rebecca E Hirsch
Describes some ways in which plants can move, from sunflowers turning towards sunlight and vines creeping up a fence to tulips folding in at night and maple seeds whirling like helicopters in the wind.
What Will Grow by Jennifer Ward
Seeds can be big and small, round and pointy, and all sorts of colors. But they all have one thing in common–inside waits a new plant life, waiting to emerge! This lush journey through an entire year follows seeds that bloom in the very beginning of spring, all the way through ones that sprout in winter.
Pandora by Victoria Turnbull
Pandora the fox lives alone in a junk yard. She’s depressed and has no contact with the outside world. Then, she rescues a blue bird. As she nurses him back to health, the bird collects seeds and trinkets for her. One day, the bird grows strong enough to fly away, but the garden seeds he brought begin to transform Pandora’s landscape.
If You Plant a Seed by Kadir Nelson
While planting seeds in their garden, two animals learn the value of kindness.
Rooting for You : (a moving up story) by Susan Hood
A seed, afraid but bored in the dark soil, decides to put out one little root, then one little shoot, before learning that there are plenty of friends around for encouragement.
Plants Feed Me by Lizzy Rockwell
Watermelons are fruits. Cabbages are leaves. Walnuts are seeds. Carrots are roots. People eat many parts of plants. Even flowers!
The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle
A simple description of a flowering plant’s life cycle through the seasons.
Comparing and sorting seeds: https://www.howweelearn.com/seed-activity-kids-gardening/
Giant sunflower craft: https://www.notimeforflashcards.com/2009/04/in-the-garden.html