Gardening with young children helps their development and provides them with skills to help their development. Young children can practice loco motor skills, body management skills and object control skills while they move from one place to the other carrying tools, soil and water. Grow interesting plants such as sunflowers, corn, pumpkins, tomatoes and strawberries. Use a trellis to grow beans or sweet peas. In addition to providing nutritious veggies and fruits for dinner and beautiful flowers to display, gardening offers many health benefits.