Without plants we would not function. It is good for children to know about them since they are such an integral part every living creatures existence. Maybe they will not grow-up to be future botanist, but knowing the basics about plants will be something that will benefit the rest of their lives.
Michelle Obama Planting a Garden on Sesame Street
This video shows First Lady Michelle Obama planting a raised vegetable garden with some children on Sesame Street. Children will hear about the fact that plants grow from seeds and then make the vegetables and fruits that we eat. We also hear about seeds being placed in the dirt so that it can grow. We also hear how Big Bird enjoys eating seeds and children can learn that birds eat seeds.
Here are some videos from Sesame Street that teaches about plants.