Gardening With Kids

Top Ten Tuesday

I am thinking about the garden this week and making our list of things that we need to do. We need to clean up the toys in the backyard. We need to pull out the seed bin and decide what veggies we want to plant in the backyard. We need to get some compost to fill in the garden plots. Some how the dirt seems to disappear every year. We need to plant new grass seed to fill in the mud pit. We need to get a worm bin (scroll down). I have wanted one for several years now. We …

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

Are you doing a garden this year? We are going to make an effort to do a garden again this year.  It has been hit and miss since the twins were born, but they might just be able to understand it this year (they are turning 3 in May). I thought it would be super fun to do a garden where the kids can participate fully and I don’t care to much if it gets destroyed. At least we’ll start there and see how far we get. Five kids, small backyard, lots of mud… could be fun? One of my …

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Urban Sensory Garden

Every year we create a little Urban Sensory Garden to enhance our home learning experience and meet the needs of our kids who need sensory input (we have autism in the family). What is a sensory garden? Sensory Garden Sensory Garden For Kids Teach Kids About Sensory Plants In The Garden How To Create A Sensory Garden How To Choose Plants For A Child’s Sensory Garden Sensory Plants Sensory Gardens Creating A Sensory Garden Making A Sensory Garden (PDF) Kids Gardening Create Your Own Sensory Garden I can’t wait to write more about this topic as we get going on …

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