Gardening teaches children to be responsible, patient and mindful but most importantly, it teaches them to be kind. The value of gardening for both the mental and physical growth cannot be overstated which is why it is a smart idea to give your child a little garden even if it is on the windowsill. For them to grow up loving the art of gardening, you have to introduce them to their own little farm at a young age which is why we recommend buying them beginners’ gardening books and most importantly, gardening tools. Your child’s age and the garden they farm in will determine the tools you buy for them. Whether they do it at home or at school, your child will definitely be happier to garden if they get to show up with new gear suitable for the job at hand and these 10 will suffice.
G & F JustForKids Kids Garden Tool Set
If your children are going to garden, they should as well do it by helping you get something significant done. So, while getting tools, you should get them tools that can get some actual stuff like the ones in this set. This is the perfect set for kids aged 5 and above because they are too big for toddlers and safe enough for juniors. The set is comprised of just four essential tools in a spade, a hoe, a leaf rake and a rake spade, all of them metallic with splinter-free wooden handles that get actual gardening tasks done.
Play22 12 Piece Kids Gardening Tool Set
If your child is going gardening, it would be smart to send them out with a complete set of tools they need. This set has most of the pieces an outdoor gardening game will require including gloves, an apron, a rake, a trawl and a shovel. The most important part is safety adherence of course. The hands-on tools have splinter-free wooden handles and rounded tips to prevent injuries. The gloves are also snug enough to fit but comfortable enough to grip with which makes it comfortable to work with. The set also comes with seed labelling to help your child learn and get things right while in the garden.
Play22 4-Piece Toy Gardening Tools for Kids
This is another set of tools meant to perform actual tasks in the garden by kids aged 5 and above. The set can also be used partially by adults but not toddlers because the tips are sharp and metallic so injuries may occur. The handles are splinter free while the metallic tools are securely screwed into the wooden handles to last. The set is also affordable and it will be a great gift for beginners that want to do some cleaning or gardening.
Cute Stone Kids Gardening Tool Set
This is a perfect birthday kit for a child that wants to join a gardening club or just enjoys tending to plants. It is all green to give them the look of a serious gardener but is also packs a lot of tools that will teach them how to do lots of essential tasks such as planting, pruning, irrigating among other basics of gardening. The most important tool in the set is the toy wheelbarrow which will allow children aged 6 and below to mimic the activities that adults do on the farm. The tools are safe enough for them to handle and hardened enough to withstand regular use by kids thanks to the silicone coating at the tips.
FUQUN 7Pcs Kids Gardening Tools Set
Spending much on a kids’ gardening set may not be wise, especially when dealing with toddlers because they may end up hating it or the entire set may be ruined within a few days of being purchased. This is a low-budget gardening set that will achieve the same results in young gardeners without breaking the bank. It has silicone-coated tips which are round to prevent stabbings while gardening. The wooden handles are also comfortable to grip and more durable than plastic.
Dimple Garden Wagon & Tools
Talk of a huge collection in a small set, this is one kid’s gardening kit that every parent will love because you can use it anywhere from the beach to the backyard. It carries short but sturdy tools that you can also use when playing with your child. The most interesting part is the wagon which can be used for joyrides for toddlers when gardening becomes boring. It also includes a spray bottle and a watering can, so water sports can also be an alternative. It is strictly for toddlers aged led than five though.
4-Piece Set 8″ Kids Gardening Tools with Sturdy Wooden Handles
If you don’t plan on going back to the store to buy replacements for broken garden tools, then you may as well go metallic and buy a one-off set that kids will still love. This is a set of four metallic tools that can be used by kids as young as three but you have to monitor the play and train them to grab the shovel so that the metallic end doesn’t end up in their face or feet. It is more durable than the plastic options and therefore the most economical toolset for the youngest ones in the list.
Toyrifik Little Gardener Tool Set with Garden Tools Bag
This is a toolset for children aged three and above that can be used for school and home gardening projects. The set only includes the essentials because it is meant to be fitted in the carrier bag so that it isn’t too heavy to carry around. It only includes a rake, fork, shovel and a watering can that can help in clearing and cleaning, planting and also watering of plants.
AOJOYS Kids Gardening Set
It is another set of metallic tools but designed with smaller wooden handles that kids’ hands can grip easily. The set also includes protection in the form of an apron and snug-fitting gardening gloves for children to improve their safety. You can get this set for your little ones as soon as they are old enough to understand and grip so that they can start tending to their own plants at a young age. The whole set is matched and also comes with a matching carrying bag, so you can store all of them and move around to wherever the garden is.
Norsy Toys Kids Garden Tool Set
This is the most all-rounded and educational gardening set on the list because it doesn’t just bring tools. It also includes common insects that your child will find in the garden, and you can use it to turn gardening into a science or Maths class as well. Apart from the regular hoes and shovels, this set also includes a bug catching kit and sample bugs and insects. It is meant to teach your child about nature and teach them to enjoy the tasks of gardening while wearing the complete outfit of any gardener from head to toe.
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