Fun activities

Flower pressing art

Flower pressing art

The girls and I love flowers but sometime they don't last very long and a great way to preserve them is to press them. Pressing flowers is an old tradition but it can be lots of fun and give our little gardeners an opportunity to get close up and familiar with all the flowers in the garden.

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Mini fairy garden

Mini fairy garden

Creating a little special garden with children is great fun and pretty easy to do. I did this little fairy garden with my girls but if your mini gardener is not into fairies it can easily be changed to an elf village or if you remove the little houses and add some scary dinosaurs it can be turned into a prehistoric garden. You'll need: - little wooden bird houses (you can get them from most craft shops) - leftover outdoor wood paint or sample pots - brushes and pot of water to rinse the brushes - outdoor succulents - succulent...

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Clay-free seed balls

Clay-free seed balls

As part of one of our pop-up shop this month we offered two fun activities for children and one of them was making seed balls with compost and flour. Here is how we did it!

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Origami newspaper pots

Origami newspaper pots

As part of one of our pop-up shop this month we offered two fun activities for children and one of them was folding newspaper into small paper pots (origami style) to be used for growing seedlings. Here is how we did it!

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