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Coronavirus COVID-19

COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

Teaching Young People About Gardening and Nature

Program Contact: Mary Watts, KCMG Program Coordinator
206-543-0943 • king.mg@wsu.edu
Encourage children and youths to get outdoors and learn about gardening and nature during this time of social distancing with our free, educational activities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gardening and Nature Activities for Children and Youths

Simple Gardening and Nature Activities for Children and Youth

Bug Races, Scavenger Hunts, Tape Bracelets and more. Activity sheets to download. Find out more.

 

More Complex Gardening and Nature Activities for Children and Youths

Nature and Garden Bingo, Leaf Exploration, Seeds and Seed Creatures and more. Find out more.

 

Teaching Kits

Child holding pail containing yellow flower
 

Kits for Teaching Children About Gardening and Nature

PLEASE NOTE: KING COUNTY MASTER GARDENER TEACHING KITS ARE NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME DUE TO COVID-19.
King County Master Gardener Teaching Kits are classrooms in a box. Each kit focuses on a specific subject with curricula easily adjusted to any age group, from preschoolers to seniors. These Teaching Kits are designed to bring FREE garden-related environmental education to schools, community groups, youth programs, and senior centers. Find out more. 
 

 

Feature image by Redakter and detail images from top by RealWorkHard (blue flower with lady bug), Designer Coleman (bird nest), Rudy and Peter Skitterians (bee) and Albrecht Fietz (spider web ).