NC State Resources

4-H Plant and Soils: Grow For It!

At Your Doorstep – Connecting children with nature
Children’s Vegetable Gardens
Creating a Vine Teepee
Natural Learning Initiative:  The Natural Learning Initiative  promotes the importance of the natural environment in the daily experience of all children, through environmental design, action research, education, and dissemination of information.
Outdoor Environments for Childcare
Poisonous Plant List for Childcare Centers:  A list of common indoor and outdoor plants involved in plant poisonings, as well as web and institutional resources available to aid in plant identification and plant poisoning cases. The list of plants is in no way exhaustive. It is merely meant to serve as a brief overview of some common plants.
Project Learning Tree -award winning, multi-disciplinary, environmental education program for educators and students in Pre K-grade 12.
School IPM , Blog
Strawberries in Schools

Other Resources

Children, Youth and Families Education Resource Network
Garden Projects for Kids
Gardening for Families, Friends & Fun – University of Nebraska
Gardening with Children – University of New Hampshire
Junior Master Gardener
Planting a Garden with your Child– Colorado State University
Project Food, Land and People K – 8th Grade.

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Photo of Dr. Lucy BradleyDr. Lucy BradleyExtension Urban Horticulture Specialist (919) 513-2001 lucy_bradley@ncsu.eduHorticultural Science - NC State University
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