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The sun is shining and the back door gets flung open. Across Tuesday Tots the range of activities is changing from indoor activities to fun outdoor activities for the tots and Gardening is great or family fun, learning and getting kids to try new food.
One of the few foods that my kids will eat every time are carrots – so we’ve been starting off our carrot seeds – find out how to grow Carrots from Seed.
Whilst we were planting pumpkins we got out our pumpkin seeds we had saved from Halloween and started them off growing our own pumpkins for Halloween
I’m glad to see it’s not just us that have pumpkins on the mind – over on Life with Moore Babies they are growing pumpkins in pumpkins – how cool is that.
On Look what mum found and Dad too – they are starting off a garden as well – I love the little mini greenhouse they have used and ideal if you are new to gardening and have small spaces.
Gardening is such a fantastic family activity – we spend a lot of time in our garden pottering around and have done since the kids were tiny tots. I love how Like Mama – Like Daughter’s children Garden with Poppaw.
Sometimes kids aren’t really into gardening by Ghost Writter Mummy has some fun ideas to get your preschoolers having fun at the same time as gardening in her post Gardening with Preschoolers.
Red Ted Art gets crafty with some recycled pots and containers the kids can use and help you make getting your seeds and then plants off to the right start (most are biodegradable as well a real bonus).
Another great idea on how to get your little ones to help in the garden I had a real chuckle at this one from Play Trains.
Learning and growing the Piwi Way isn’t growing vegetables but beneficial plants that visitors to their garden will love – pop across to find out what plants and for whom! This has got me thinking what we should plant in our garden to benefit others.
Unusual containers are great for kids and ones that are part of their life are wonderful – pop over to Peakle Pie and discover how to plant up some with your kids.