Activities for the kids

Life is a Garden

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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Life is a Garden

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!
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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.
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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!
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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!
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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!
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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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Life is a Garden Water filtration

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.
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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.
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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.
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Kitchen Scrap Monster with Earthworms Kids Experiment - Make a worm farm

This DIY experiment will show you how to make a worm farm and give an understanding of the decomposition of food waste.
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Make your own teacher appreciation gift DIY Kids Activity

World Teachers day is on the 5th of October. Here is an awesome gift idea that you can make for your favourite teacher to show them your appreciation during October.
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Rosemary Kebabs for Braai Day DIY Kids Activity

September is known for a lot of things, but it is mostly remembered for the mouth-watering braais we have on Heritage day.
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Sea Urchin Airplants How to make an air plant in seashells

Succulents have become a trendy home-decor item. The fact that they are built to retain water and can survive on the smallest amount of care probably has a lot to do with their popularity.
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Make Father’s Day Fabulous with a DIY Bonsai

Father’s Day is around the corner. A thoughtful gift handmade with love is the perfect way to honour dad and all he does for the family.
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A Mother’ Day treat to share with mom

A flower starts as a bud. Simple and humble. Like a newborn baby, there is only a whisper of promises to come.
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Keep the children busy – make a bunny planter for Easter

“He hops along The rabbit small, With soft white fur And ears so tall So quietly, you’d never say That anyone had come this way” -Unknown   Easter is coming and with it comes the joy of coloured eggs, treasure hunts, hot cross buns and long weekends.
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Family fun in the garden – Make a bee hotel!

There are many different types of bees, and the solitary bee is probably the friendliest helper in the garden.
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How to grow and get your 5-a-day

Summertime is the most celebratory season of all. The days stretch happily into the night and the sun rises earlier.
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3 ways with strawberries in the garden

Strawberries are one of nature’s most wonderful foods. Filled with antioxidants and lower in sugar than most fruits, they’re a wonderful addition to a healthy balanced diet, especially for growing children.
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