Planting a wildflower garden can be both fun and educational. There are so many obvious skills learned through gardening, but there are subtle skills as well. Responsibility, care-taking, and observation skills can all be practiced through gardening. When starting a flower garden with your child, starting small may be the way to go. A large, expansive garden is overwhelming to plan, plant and care for. We use container gardening, which allows you to be creative in your approach. Flower pots come in a variety of shapes and sizes.