If you are looking for a fun craft to do with your child, you will love these decorative painted flower pots as a fun spring craft! The painted flower pot can either be gifted to a mom or grandmom or can just be kept at your own home! I got my kiddos to do this not too log ago because I love having crafts with their handprints or their fingerprints on them. You probably have … [Read more...] about Adorable DIY Painted Flower Pots Craft for Kids
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The birds are chirping, the grass is growing, and the bees are buzzing; its time to do some gardening! I don't think there is anything more satisfying then going out to your own garden and picking your own fruits and vegetables. Gardening is one of my favorite outdoor family activities and it is a great way to get your kids outside and connected with nature. Teaching kids … [Read more...] about Teaching Kids Gardening: 3 Tips To Get Kids Engaged
I grew up with a father who came from a 2,000 acre family farm and, even though he left farming behind in his latter years, he still maintained one very serious "backyard garden." We had rows and rows of corn, beans, lettuce, onions, radishes, peppers... you name it, we had it. And this was long before the hip and trendy grow your own veggies movement became popular. We were … [Read more...] about Hey Kids – Let’s Grow a Garden!
I don’t know about you, but my favorite time of the year is when I can spend the summer months with my family in the garden. The flowers are out, the sun is warm, and the barbecue is sizzling. Perfection. Every parent knows that lazing in the sun isn’t the kid’s idea of a good time. They want to be up and about, playing games and running around. A great idea is to channel all … [Read more...] about Fun Garden Projects To Do With The Kids
Gardening and cooking with children are both excellent ways to spend time and emotionally connect with your family. As a mother of two, I have found these activities to be one of the best ways to spend time with my kids. My kids picked up a love for all things natural while attending a holistic boarding school in New England. Their interest remained strong during the summers … [Read more...] about Benefits Of Gardening And Cooking With Children
We planted a smallish garden about a month ago. My kids love it! Gardening with kids is fun. They loved digging up the dirt and playing with the worms and my daughter did a great job pulling up the weeds and placing the brick border. At five, my daughter is into helping with every little step. My son, at three, is more interested in just playing with the worms and transporting … [Read more...] about Kids Gardening Activities