Celebrating the Old with the New

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I love spring. I love the smells and the sunshine. I love the refreshing feeling of growth and life. I relished in spring and summer this past year. I took many photos of our budding and blossoming garden. Inspiring and lovely. Then it occurred to me that the other end of the life cycle is [Read On]


Our Garden {Outdoor Classroom}

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My sons helped cultivate our gardens this year. We did most things together. They helped me pull up grass, till soil, choose seeds, plant seeds, build beds, dump and turn soil, compost, water our babies, weed and ultimately harvest our goodies. We’re definitely having some beginner’s luck in this glorious Pacific Northwestern summer. I feel [Read On]


Earth Day Gifts for Children

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This month we celebrate Earth Day! There are many ways to involve children in this celebration. I have loads of Earth Day Activities and a very well stock Earth Day Pinterest board.   The EARTH Book by Todd Parr Sofia’s Dream by Land Wilson Green Toys Recycling Truck Kid’s Gardening Tools Radio Flyer Wheelbarrow Camelbak [Read On]


Gardening with Kids {My First Tools Giveaway CLOSED}

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This morning the sun had barely come up when I heard my sons clamoring downstairs. I heard my older son say, “Come on Y, let’s get our boots on and go outside to work.” I laughed, then I sighed as I lifted my body from bed. I knew his agenda. The day before we received [Read On]


Gardening Tools for Kids

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“Children are born naturalists. They explore the world with all of their senses, experiment in the environment, and communicate their discoveries to those around them.” ~ The Audubon Nature Preschool For me, the main goal of gardening with kids is to create a sense of awe and wonder of the world. Plus they learn ao [Read On]


Garden Camp {Make a Worm Tower}

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Today at Garden Camp we made a Worm Tower to carry home with us. You can do this activity anywhere you might find a multitude of worms. You’d be surprised where you can buy worms too! The Tower is a fancy way of describing a travel case for your worms. We made our Worm Tower [Read On]