The Benefit of Gardening With Kids

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Many places are starting to warm up, showing signs of spring. We’re enjoying lots of budding trees and beautiful flowers here.  It’s the perfect time of year to get outside and enjoy nature!  There are so many great outdoor activities to do with the kids!  There are so many benefits of gardening with kids. Walks, trips to the park, picnics, and one we are eager to start this year–gardening. Our oldest little guy already loves playing outside, nature, and digging in the dirt.


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So naturally, gardening seems like something he would love! It would be a great activity for the whole family to participate in and one with so much educational value for the kids!  As a high school biology teacher (currently on leave) married to a molecular biologist, we’re all about sharing our love for “nerdy science” things! 🙂 And, gardening is certainly a wonderful living laboratory–your very own little backyard ecosystem.

There are so many adorable kids’ gardening products!  I especially love the entire Sunny Patch Outdoor Toy line from Melissa & Doug and that Chameleon Watering Can is soooo cute!

In researching different ideas, I was amazed at how many different sites there are dedicated just to gardening with kids!   If you’re interested in getting some ideas or products, here are a few good places to start:

Do YOU have a garden?   Are you kids involved with it?

Share your savvy ideas and sassy tips here!


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