Plant Activities for Kids

What's Your Name?

Grow a garden in the shape of your name.
Grow a garden in the shape of your name.
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What's your name? Personalize your flower garden by planting seeds that will bloom in the shape of your name.

What You'll Need:

  • Flower box
  • Soil
  • Pencil
  • Flower seeds (such as Alyssum)

How to Grow a Garden in the Shape of Your Name:

Step 1: Prepare the soil in a large, rectangular flower box or in a garden.

Step 2: Use a sharp stick or pencil to write your name in the dirt.

Step 3: Sprinkle flower seeds in the marks you made.

Step 4: Sprinkle loose soil over the seeds and keep them watered.

Soon, you'll see your name sprouting from the ground in bright green! Keep watering your name, and watch it bloom.

On the next page in plant activities for kids, learn about the scented geranium -- a plant that ranges in smell from peppermint to lemon.

For more outdoor activities or nature crafts for kids, see: