Activities for the kids

Why leaves change colour - an experiment for kids

How leaves change colour – an experiment for kids

Autumn is a colourful time for trees and a curious invitation to all young gardeners.
Growing radish in 25 days

Ravishing Radish DIY for Kids Growing radish in 25 days

With Easter just around the corner, get the kids excited and outdoors with this DIY Ravishing Radish growing project.
February in the garden word scrabble

February in the Garden – Word Scrabble

Cna ouy uncsabbrel tehes owdrs? Read through the February in the Garden Checklist to get hints as to what the words are.
Veggie garden word search

Veggie Garden Word Search

Search for the words and flex those brain muscles! How many words can you find?

When plants eat insects, where do they go? A carnivorous plant dissection experiment for kids. When Love Bites

Do plants have stomachs and teeth? How are they able to catch prey like other carnivores if they can’t run?
DIY colour experiment

DIY Colour a Bouquet Experiment

Transform white flowers into a rainbow bouquet Who says back to school can’t begin with a little fun?

Hey kids! It’s time to make DIY Eco seed crackers

If you love Christmas, gardening, upcycling, and keeping the kids busy - you’ll be popping over this project!

Hey kids! It’s time to make a sundial!

This November, Life is a Garden is helping the whole family get into the spring of things by celebrating our South African sunshine.

DIY Succulent & Rose Flower Crowns for Kids A little something special for the girls this October

Life is a Garden is calling on all the fairies, princesses, queens and creatures of the garden to come out and DIY with us.

Upcycle Cans Can you dig this DIY upcycle?

We love upcycling almost as much as we love gardening – and that’s like, allot!
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Upcycle Doll Planter Upcycle fun

No doubt some of you organised and de-cluttered over lockdown, but there are some items that we just cannot bear to part with.
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Mother Nature’s Sensory Classroom

Gardening naturally stimulates our senses: the smell of wet soil, the sound of a cooing dove in the distance, the feeling of warm sun kisses on our skin, and early morning dew drops so fresh we can almost taste it!

Growing Spinach in a Jar Experiment

Our gardeners from Life is a Garden conducted this family-friendly, insightful little seed germination experiment during the lockdown days.
Life is a Garden Build a Bat Box for Daddy

Build a Bat Box for Daddy

This Father’s Day, we’re taking dads back to their childhood with a superhero bat box, DIY style!
Life is a Garden – Must Love Gardening Level up your little green thumbs

Level up your little green thumbs Must Love Gardening

In celebration of Youth Day on June 16, Life is a Garden is on a mission to get kids dabbing for dirt!

Mother’s Day Macramé Plant Hangers

Nothing says ‘I love you’ more than a hand-crafted, Mother's Day gift. Brush up on your knotting skills because the sassy 70's décor is back, baby!

Put the hop-petti-hop back in your garden this Easter DIY Rustic Bunny

Easter is on its way! Even though the holiday has different meanings to different people, most still decorate with bunnies and eggs.
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Make your own water filtration system DIY Soil Water Filtration Experiment

With World Water Day just around the corner, on the 22nd of March, Life is a Garden has put together an engaging water filtration experiment for the whole family.

Valentine’s Day Cards that Grow DIY Edible wetlands

Grow your love even more this Valentine’s day with this DIY seed card Bring your gifts to life this Valentine’s Day with a personal and unique gift for your loved one.

Make your own reindeer staghorn this holiday season DIY Activity - Decorating a staghorn fern

December holidays are great for getting creative with your kids. Here are 7 easy steps to make your own staghorn mount reindeer decoration.