A garden for Mommy?

In Flower Garden by Eve Bunting, a little girl and her father build a garden to surprise her mother on her birthday!

612pxh0O+3L._AC_US218_In today’s Book Club Monday selection, the action starts on a trip to the grocery store. Dad and daughter take their garden supplies home on the city bus and carry them up the stairs to their third floor apartment in the city. Their window box garden brightens the entire neighborhood as well as Mom’s heart with the beautiful birthday surprise!

Can you make a flower garden at your house? Even a single pot of flowers will brighten a home and give a child a chance to learn about why sun and soil and water are needed to make plants grow.

Looking for a way to stretch the learning? Check out “At the Garden Store” in our Keep The Learning Going series. Keep the Learning Going is a series of articles on turning just about anything into a chance to teach your child something new!