Activities for the kids

Self-Watering Seed Starter Pots

Take the guess work out of watering seeds for kids and help them make their very own self-watering seed starter pot!
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Secret Seed Garden

Seeds are all around us, just waiting in the soil to grow. By gathering dirt from several areas, you can grow a garden and see what pops up from those secret seeds.
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Planting Seeds in Toilet Rolls

In the spirit of World Environment Day this month, why not practice the three R’s: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!
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Pet Herb Planters

With school holidays still in full swing it’s necessary to keep the kids entertained with activities that can be both fun and educational.
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Peanut Wreath Bird Feeder Peanut Wreath Bird Feeder

Peanut Wreath Bird Feeder
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Painted Plant Stone Markers Painted Plant Stone Markers

Painted Plant Stone Markers
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Mustard Egg (Wo)men

You will need: Empty Toilet Roll Scissors (adult supervision required) Sellotape Egg Cotton Wool or Kitchen Roller Towel A Rainbow of Coloured Pencils Felt Tip Koki’s Mustard Seeds (or cress seeds) How to: Step 1 Boil your egg/s and then eat it for breakfast.
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Hanging Miniature Garden

We’ve been exploring the use of smaller garden spaces lately, to create something beautiful that can be placed either indoors or outdoors.
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Miniature Garden

Feel like a giant by getting the kids to create their very own Miniature Garden.
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Making Mother’s Day Marvellous!

"I love my mother as the trees love water and sunshine – she helps me grow, prosper and reach great heights.” – Terri Guillemet Mothers are our best friends, our closest companions and our biggest fans, right from day one.
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Making Petal Soap for Mother’s Day

Petals are a nice personal touch to soap you're making so choose your mom's best kind!
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Making Coloured Eggs

Step 1 - Blowing Eggs: Make a pin hole in each side of the egg.
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Make a Mini Hothouse

Get the kids to make their very own mini hothouses this weekend! It’s a great way to get your vegetable or flower seedlings off to a good start before transplanting them into the garden.
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Dos and Donts in the garden

There can be no better satisfaction for a child than planting a seed, nurturing it through its early stages and ultimately to pick the fruit, flower or vegetable that they have watched grow.
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When to harvest

So, your children have planted their seeds and seedlings, tended their garden with much care, and are now waiting impatiently for the fruit of their labour.
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A Cup of Spring!

Spring is in the air! Now’s the time to jump onto the Spring fever train with a Cup of Spring.
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Sunny Flower Garden

Get the kids inspired to garden for fun with this colourful garden activity that is sure to brighten up your life, in more ways than one!
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Self-Seeding Christmas Decorations

December can be an exciting time for children with Christmas approaching but with no school to keep them busy, finding things to keep them occupied can be somewhat tiring at times.
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Scavenging for Easter

Not only are scavenger hunts fun for children, they’re also a great way to turn those frowns upside down when the excitement of the Easter egg hunt is over.
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Bird Bath and Brunch

Instead of trying to explain to your kids that calling out “here, birdy, birdy, birdy” doesn’t work, why not just show them what will work?
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