The Window Box Book Author:Karen Fausch Drawing from her teaching experience, Karen Fausch has designed 12 irresistible and sure-to-succeed window box gardens for children to plant and cultivate. Each has a theme and related activity. For example, the Jack-Be-Little Box has mini pumpkins and instructions for carving initials that grow as the jack-o'-lantern does. By following the simp... more »le instructions, children will learn gardening skills they can use for a lifetime, including how to mix potting soil, fertilize, water, control light and temperature, and identify insects.« less
This enchanting, colorful board book is a wonderful addition for anyone who does gardening with young children or just planting window boxes for enjoyment. The colorful illustrations, easy-to-follow gardening/craft activities, and wonderful gardening logs make this a very useful book to have. Younger children may need some assistance, but older children will be able to use the book independently.