Springtime is here and the warmer weather is kid code for extra outdoor fun. There’s no time like the present to dig into a garden project; from LEGO planters to mini veggie plots, we’ve found great ideas for gardeners of all ages and yards of all sizes. Grab your little sprouts and get growing!

photo: Agnes Hsu via Hello Wonderful

1. Block Party
You love succulents. Your kids love LEGO. Sounds like a match made in gardening heaven. These adorable mini planters are simple to create, and watering is easy too. Place them in a plastic container and let drain or leave outside on a waterproof surface. Get the details from Agnes over at Hello Wonderful.

photo: Sarah Olmstead via Imagine Childhood

2. Garden Spotlight
Even if your spring bulbs have already come up, you can set the stage for other new seedlings and blossoms. Simple to construct, the hardest part of this project will be getting your kids to step away. Get the details over at Imagine Childhood.

photo: Nicky Omohundro via Little Family Adventure

3. Pizza Planter
If there’s one universal crowd-pleasing dinner idea, it’s pizza. Let your little chefs grow their own supply of fresh herbs with a pizza planter. Nicky over at Little Family Adventure breaks down the easy steps you’ll need to follow to create your own. Click here to get the details.

photo: Tim and Mary Vidra via 17 Apart

4. Hoppy Gardening
Somebunny at home is going to love these adorable (and easy) carton planters. Tim and Mary Vidra from 17 Apart provide the easy steps you’ll need to take, so collect your prettiest paint colors and hip, hop over to 17 Apart for the details.

photo: Non-Toy Gifts

5. Face Value
Your little gardeners can give a patch of grass a whole new look with these easy DIY planters. Paint, potting mix, and spelt will get you started. Head over to Non-Toy Gifts to find out more.

Kid-Size Mini Gardenphoto: K.I.S.S. {Keep It Simple, Sister}

6. Petite Plots
How cute is this mini garden from K.I.S.S. {Keep It Simple, Sister}? We love that it gives your littles their very own space to dig, plant, and pick. And the coolest part? You can customize this idea to your budget, your space, and your kid. Get all the details here.

Egg Headphoto: What I Live For

7. Egg Heads
How about a gardening project that’s all it’s cracked up to be? Check out this brainy gem from What I Live For, which turns egg shells into grass seed containers. Don’t forget to have everyone draw a face on their own egg head with a marker! Click here for more info.

Take-Out Greenhousephoto: Read Between the Limes

8. Start with Take-Out
Read Between the Limes proves you don’t need any fancy equipment for a gardening good time—just that take-out container from your last family meal. Blogger Cari used a rotisserie chicken container (other types will work too), seedling starter mix, and water. Learn more here.

Avocado Seedsphoto: The Typical Mom

9. A Quick Pit Project
If you’re lucky enough to live in an avocado-friendly climate, then it’s only right that you celebrate. This project from The Typical Mom is a cinch to set up and an extra-good reason to buy avocados—yum! Get the scoop here.

Seed Bombsphoto: Practically Functional

10. Bombs Away
When it comes to Practically Functional’s wildflower seed bombs, the possibilities are endless. Get in on guerrilla gardening by tossing the bombs into an empty parking lot or neglected pile of dirt, or use them for party favors. The best part? They’re easy to make, and just the right kind of kid-friendly messy. For the step-by-step instructions, click here.

Toy Truck Planterphoto: Jen Bowles Design

11. Tonka Time
If you have a toy truck that’s seen better days, Jen Bowles Design has the green thumb fix: Repurpose those wheels into a really cool planter. It’s a great way to make your backyard a little more playful, and a great excuse to comb through a few of your tyke’s toys. Get inspired here.

Pea Trellis 2photo: Garden Therapy

12. Easy-Peasy Trellis
We dig this easy-peasy trellis from Garden Therapy. It only requires a few materials, and your gardener-in-training will get a kick out of tracking the slow climb of those vines. Click here to learn more.

Will you try one of these easy projects? Share with us in the comment section below!

—Gabby Cullen & Abigail Matsumoto