The Plant a Seed—Read! program helps inspire children to achieve their dreams and realize their full potential. The program is also designed to connect children to the natural world and encourages them to become caretakers of planet earth.

“It was a pleasure working with Plant a Seed & See What Grows Foundation. This book-based program is a perfect pairing for library programs. They provided us with high quality program materials, including colourful picture books, seed packets and activity booklets, all of which helped us bring families together to learn more about gardening and explore the seed-to-table cycle. Kids were drawn in by the readings and delighted to plant their own seeds to take home and watch grow.”


JESSICA ROY, SUPERVISING LIBRARIAN/ BIBLIOTECAIRE SUPERVISEURE PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT

Supporting Canada’s public libraries through our . . . 

Storytelling programs for toddlers, preschoolers and youngsters
that features two options:

Book Package

Plant a Seed books

The following materials are donated to local libraries:

  • Plant a Seed & See What Grows English children’s book (one per library) or its French version 
  • Sème et Vois Qui Adviendra (one per library)
  • What to Do with What You Grew English children’s book (one per library) or its French version
  • Que Feras-Tu de ta Récolte? (one per library)

Libraries can order both English and French books if they have a significant amount of English and French patrons in their community.

Storytime Package

Aside from the books, the items below are also included in the storytime package as a donation to libraries:

  • Colouring books and colouring pencils
  • Non-GMO (Non-Genetically Modified) Organic Seed Packs
  • Downloadable posters to promote the story time event in your library

The Foundation will also provide an Activity Discussion Points and an Activity Time Breakdown.

Note: All materials and shipping costs are free of charge.

Educational Workbooks

As a reference for school teachers, aides and interns, you may also want to request for copies of the Foundation’s popular workbooks for K-Gr. 1 and Gr. 2-3. The workbooks are available in English and French.

Engage the children in your care with these educational and entertaining workbooks: learn about the process of planting a seed, taking care of it and watching it grow into food to nourish our families and friends. 

Note: A PDF viewer such as Adobe Acrobat or Preview for Mac is required to view the workbooks.

Activity Workbook for Grades K-1

Ages 5-7 (Grade K/1)

Children will learn what happens before a seed is planted and all of the basics for the life cycle of a plant.

Download PDF

Telechargez en français, ici.

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Ages 7-9 (Grade 2/3)

Children will learn what happens before a seed is planted and all of the basics for the life cycle of a plant.

Download PDF

Telechargez en français, ici.

 

Promotional Poster

PAS-read Program Poster

Simply download the poster.
Add your organization and
event info and print!

Download in English

Télécharger en Français
(Coming Soon)

8.5″ x 11″

11″ x 17″

Request Form

Please submit your request of the Plant a Seed-Read! educational materials below. We request that you provide us at least 8 weeks before your intended Plant a Seed-Read! story time activity. This ensures that we have enough time to gather and ship your requested materials.

Note: The Foundation will only deliver to physical library addresses. Please make sure your address and postal codes are accurate. To verify your postal code, please click here.







Materials:



Note: Please provide 8 weeks for handling and shipping of the materials.

Please download the 8 x 11 coloured poster here
Please download the 11 x 17 coloured poster here

The Plant a Seed & See What Grows Foundation would love to receive high resolution photos or videos of the story time activity. Please download and use the release/consent form here and submit high resolution photos through WeTransfer (free option) addressed to read@seewhatgrows.org.

Library References:
Note:The Plant a Seed Foundation can provide a maximum of 3 copies per library for these resources



Does your library have a seed library? Or is your library planning to start a seed library within the next 3 months?
YesNo

Would your library like to receive donated non-GMO/ Organic seed packs for your seed library?
YesNo

If yes, the Foundation will require you to answer a 5 min. short survey to assess the impact of our donated seeds in your community. Once you have received the seed packs, we will send you a survey 3-4 months after. Are you or a staff member available to submit this survey?
YesNo

Please check the following seeds you would like to receive. The Plant a Seed Foundation can provide a maximum of 4 seed packs per variety:




The Plant a Seed-Read! story time program would not be possible without the generous support of Whole Earth & Sea, Natural Factors and Mind Publishing.

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