Keeping the Kin-Dears in the Garden | Children Crafts for Your Garden

It’s time to turn the soil, get dirty, and start thinking about your Spring gardens. Allowing children to help is so important!! There are so many benefits for children to work in the garden and learn where their food comes from. Here are some great crafts to get the children excited about the upcoming growing season.

Garden Decor – Gardens are meant to be fun and whimsical. They encourage children to become involved in the whole process and to explore the wonders of growing your own food.

I am in love with this garden decor project:

This is a great way for children to use plants in another unique way:

I love these adorable garden markers:

This project is great for those who aren’t the best with gardening:

I love this great adorable gnome project!

Here are some great mosaic garden projects:

Here is a great list of fairy gardens:

Planting – Children really can plant and take care of their own gardens. Here are some great ways to encourage children to grow their own plants.

I love this adorable garden idea:

I love this potato planter!

This is a great upcycle and looks adorable as well:

These adorable planters would also make great gifts!

Seed bombs are great to make, share, and plant:

Love this mini-greenhouse garden:

I love this unique garden activity:

Garden Critter Feeders – Here are some great garden feeders to help keep your garden looking beautiful!

I love this simple bird feeder:

This is a great way to introduce your children to composting:

Who doesn’t love a butterfly feeder?

Bees are so important to our environment this is a great way to give them a home:

I love this adorable bird feeder!

These projects are sure to be crowd-pleasers for both children and adults alike. These will not only teach them how to create and grow a garden, but also how to keep your garden fresh and whimsical. I look forward to continuing these projects with my children and allowing my garden to continue growing – both literally and figuratively!

Lauren Cop is a part-time SAHM (Stay At Home Mom) of Irish Twins and Senior writer/editor ciao_laurencop_sig-01of the Olive Shoe Blog. Currently Lauren and her family live in Tallahassee, FL where she teaches at a local pre-school. A Clemson fanatic, alumni and general sports enthusiast. She loves reading, gardening, food, and traveling. Follow her Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

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