The summer season is coming and the happiest are the kids! So if you are lucky enough to own a garden, don’t hesitate to share it with them. It is indeed a place where you can not only enjoy the fresh air, but also enjoy fun and playful activities. Here are 5 plant-based activities to do with your kids when the weather is nice!
1. Grow grass from eggs to make funny buttons
To entertain your kids, all you need to do is collect some eggshells, some soil and some aromatic seeds. Let your kids water and then wait for the first shoots to become the hairs of their eggs. Your kids can also draw faces to bring their characters to life!
2. Make green sponge houses
As with eggs, these houses are in sponge require very little material. Let your children realize their dream home by playing with colors and shapes. Just put a few seeds on the structure and water regularly. Your kids will love watching their home grow.
3. Magic Beans!
Growing beans is a very interesting experience to do with your kids. Just put cotton wool and two or three beans in a jar, moisten everything and close it. This greenhouse effect allows the beans to grow very quickly, which is sure to please your kids!
4. Earth cupcakes
A few baking cups, soil and natural materials are enough to make beautiful earthenware cupcakes. Let your children use their imagination by letting them explore the garden in search of stones, branches or flowers to create their masterpieces. Give them some easy-to-grow seeds so they’ll see their cupcakes evolve over time.
5. Attract Birds to the Garden
Help your kids observe the birds by making a gourmet garland! To make it, all you need is a branch, a few seeds, dried fruit, and grease to fix everything.