We have chosen 5 of the best children’s gardening sets to get kids excited about gardening and help them enjoy time outdoors.
If your child loves spending time in the garden or you want them to spend more time outdoors, try a children’s gardening set. We can’t stress enough just how good being outdoors is for us. Plenty of studies show that more time spent outdoors leads to lower blood pressure, better mental health as well as better physical well being.
Instilling this love of nature into children from a very young age is beneficial for them and will give them healthy ways to escape from the stresses of adult life in the future.
Gardens open up an entire world full of fun and excitement for children. They are a place children can explore, learn, and be inquisitive. Getting children involved in gardening will help them develop a meaningful relationship with the outdoors. Giving children their own space to garden and grow fruits, vegetables, and flowers from seed is trusting them to explore and play without structure. They will be learning whilst having fun. It is a great way to foster good decision-making skills and independence.
Here are 5 of the best children’s gardening sets to help your child get into gardening.
1. Pull Along Kids Wagon and Gardening Tools Set
This pull along kids wagon and gardening tools set is the perfect gift for your little one with a green thumb. Designed for younger children from 3 years old and to be used under adult supervision. This is a fantastic way to interact with your child through play.
It contains all the tools your child will need to get started gardening in this play set. Plant pots, a watering can, a watering spray bottle, and even larger toy tools that are all designed to withstand tough play and outdoor environments. A strong and durable wheelbarrow is also included so your little one can bring their gardening tools with them anywhere.
We love this because not only is your little one able to ‘help’ you in the garden, but they can also build on their important key skills such as hand-eye coordination and understanding the importance and responsibility of growing a plant.
2. 7 Piece Gardening Set for Children
This fantastic all-in-one garden tool kit includes a child-sized hand trowel, shovel, rake, watering can, kids smock, and carrier bag! The trowel/shovel, rake, and garden fork all have rounded metal heads with solid wood handles, the watering pail is made with safety edge metal and the carrying tool bag is made from heavy-duty 600 D oxford cloth. Great quality so they are really going to last. The set also includes premium outdoor blue gardening gloves.
We love that the bag has multiple pockets for seeds, toys, and of course tools! With this product, children will feel a real sense of independence and can help their parents in the garden with their own tools. It’s a great way to get kids into gardening and spending quality time outdoors.
This set is not suitable for children under 3 years old and must be used under adult supervision.
3. Born Toys Kids Gardening Set
Next, we have the born toys gardening set. The set includes an apron with pockets, a hat, a water sprayer, a kids shovel, gardening gloves, and a garden bag. So you’re getting plenty for the price.
We love that this set comes with an apron which is handy to keep tools in, and keeps children from getting really messy. This set is great for dress up and role play as well as being useful for gardening. We think this would make a really fun gift for any nature-loving child.
This set is not suitable for children under 3 years. For use under adult supervision
4. Fairy Tale DIY Gardening Play Set
We think that this gardening magical cottage playset is really great value for such a low price! This playset includes everything your child will need to create their very own enchanted forest. Plant pots, a watering can, seeds and flower pots are all designed to withstand tough play and outdoor environments. Such a fun way to encourage your child to play outdoors.
This fantastic magical gardening playset will enable your child to create their own fun for hours on end. There is even a mist function to create even more enchantment for your child’s very own fairy garden.
Not suitable for children under 3 years. To be used under direct adult supervision.
This comes in two styles, both really reasonably priced.
5. Little Pals Kids Gardening Set Bucket of Fun
This cute children’s bucket of fun is one of our favourite children’s gardening sets and includes a blue metal bucket with a wooden handle, matching hand trowel, hand fork, and gloves. Specially designed for smaller hands the hand trowel and fork have sturdy metal heads and wooden handles with a hanging tie.
There are two hand-painted wooden plant markers included in the set, one tortoise and one hedgehog. The gardening kit contains a pair of two-tone blue gardening gloves in cotton which have reinforced fingertips and knuckles and a wide cuff for extra protection.
Gloves are one size and fit up to age 10 years. With a pack of popcorn seeds in their own mini propagator, the bucket of fun makes an ideal gift for any time of the year. Suitable for ages 3 and up.
Do your children enjoy gardening? Would you buy them a children’s gardening kit? Let us know in the comments!