All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘kids’

How To Make These Grassy Garden Gnomes A Great Project To Do With Kids

Gardening with Kids: Grassy Garden Gnomes

Today we are joined by Renata Fossen Brown, author of the creative book, Gardening Lab for Kids: 52 Fun Experiments to Learn, Grow, Harvest, Make, Play, and Enjoy Your Garden. This fun and creative book features 52 plant-related activities set into weekly lessons, beginning with learning to read maps to find your heat zone, moving through seeds, soil, composting, and then creating garden …

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Gardening With Kids Easy DIY BirdBath Project

Gardening with Kids: Easy DIY Birdbath

Stacy Tornio and Ken Keffer are at it again! The creators of Destination Nature are now on their next book promoting all the ways that you can get kids outside. In their most recent book, We Love Nature!: A Keepsake Journal for Families Who Love to Explore the Outdoors, you’ll share in the discovery of nature with your child and preserve …

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How To Make Painted Vegetable Plant Markers Out Of Stones

Painted Stone Vegetable Garden Markers

These adorable vegetable garden markers were made by my friend, Kristin aka Delta Gardener. Kristin is a volunteer Master Gardener and works tirelessly with the Ladner Community Garden to coordinate the children’s garden. That plus maintaining her large home garden and writing about it all on her blog, That Bloomin’ Garden, I do not know where she finds the time. Thankfully …

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Stuffed Animal Shelves From Branches

Branch Swing Shelves

In addition to working on garden projects outside, I often find myself bringing the outdoors in. Whether it’s through terrariums, coat racks, or coasters, the garden provides much inspiration for indoor decor. Given my evident dedication to all things nature, it wasn’t much of  leap for me to choose a woodland theme to decorate the nursery. I went all out …

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Chalkboard Paint Projects to Get Kids Outside

Please welcome guest blogger and author, Stacy Tornio, who will be sharing some chalkboard paint projects you can do outside with kids. Stacy is the co-author of the book, The Kids’ Outdoor Adventure Book: 448 Great Things To Do In Nature Before You Grow Up. Take it away Stacy! Chalkboard Paint Projects to Get Kids Outside Anytime we can get …

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Flower Pounding: Printing Fabric with Natural Elements

What better way to preserve the beauty of summer blooms than by pounding them with a rock onto fabric? I know that’s the first thing I think of when looking at a gorgeous flower. “Hey, I think I’ll smash this with a rock.” OK, I may not have naturally come to this idea but when I had the chance to …

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