Seed saving is a fun, sustainable activity that is both fun and educational to share with children. Some veggie seeds “save” better than others. A good choice for your first attempt is saving seeds from peppers. This article will help.
Saving carrot seeds is a two year process. Like many other root crops including onions and beets, carrots are biennials. This means the first year they are planted, they do not seed. They will produce seed in their second year.