Since summer is starting and my kids are no longer in school, I am constantly on the search for fun activities to do with them! Recently, I took a trip to Barnes & Noble and I was happy to find that they had an entire section dedicated to hand on activities that incorporated organic gardening, outdoor DIY’s, and more!
There is a truly product for everyone. From 3 months, 18 months up to even 8 years old these activities are not limited to just one age group. Below I have included the links to each product so you can get more information on each one and shop them!
Gardening Kit includes 6 packages of Heirloom Seeds, Starter Soil, Wooden Plant Stakes, Growing Instructions, Pencil & 100% Recycled Fiber Egg Carton Planter.
Start your seeds indoors, in the egg carton planter, then transplant to a container in a sunny window or the patio.
Seeds include: Roma Tomatoes, Jalapenos, Verde Tomatillos, Cilantro, Scallions, Beefsteak Tomatoes.
Includes Fun Salsa Recipes!
Gardening Kit includes 6 packages of Heirloom Seeds, Starter Soil, Wooden Plant Stakes, Growing Instructions, Growing Journal, Craft Instructions on How to make a Flower Petal Kaleidoscope, Pencil & 100% Recycled Fiber Egg Carton Planter.
Start your seeds indoors, in the egg carton planter, then transplant to a container in a sunny location.
Seeds include butterfly loving nectar flowers: Rainbow Zinnias, Dwarf Yellow Sunflowers, Pink & White Cosmos, Red & Orange Nasturtiums, Blue Bachelor's Buttons, Lilliput Zinnias.
The Creative Roots™ Paint your own Gnome. Kit has everything you need to paint and design your own Garden Gnome.
- 8 inch Gnome (Resin)
- 5 Paint Pots (5 ml. each)
- Paint Brush
The B. Illuminated Teepee is just beautiful as it lights up from within. Twinkle, twinkle little one. Your magical teepee adventures have just begun. Designed with gorgeous patterns and colors inspired by world travels. Once inside, pull the lantern's cord and discover a magical light show. Colorful stars are projected all around. Roomy enough for a few real friends or hundreds of imaginary ones!
Eleven pieces - easy to assemble and easy to put away.
Includes 3 AA batteries.
Teepee's dimensions are 39.5" x 39.5" x 55".
Instructions are included.
- Learn about life cycles and decomposition using the experiments, fun facts, creative writing prompts and other activities in the included journal!
- Includes clear compost container with 2 compartments with removable divider, two 3x magnifiers, 2 write-on/wipe-off boards, and lid with air holes.
- Includes 22-page activity journal packed with experiments, fun facts, creative writing prompts, and more!
Plant a little love and watch it grow! Chia seeds will sprout from this heart-shaped planter in just 3 to 4 days.
• Add a dose of wow with the decorative foil accent or create your own design on the opposite side
• Perfect for party favors or for indoor gardening beginners
• Use our GROW Light to optimize your results
• Includes chia seeds, potting mix, heart-shaped container and decorative foil accents.
• Heart measures 3 ¾” x 4”
Perfect for the garden, and also fun at the beach, the Green Toys™ Watering Can is a classic set that encourages kids to help take care of the world around them. Made in the USA from 100% recycled plastic milk jugs, the Watering Can features an easy-to-pour spout and cotton rope carrying handle, making it frustration-free for little gardeners. The set, which includes a rake and shovel, is great for spending time together outside, and kids will love helping and playing alongside the grownups to watch their garden grow. And...it's even fun in the tub!
This all-weather stepping stone is ready to paint right out of the box, letting you skip messy cement-mixing and get right to the fun part: decorating and personalizing! A dozen vibrant paints allow for endless creativity-mix, blend and add custom color accents. Once painted, bake the stone in the oven for a long-lasting, weather-resistant finish.
Each kit includes a cement stepping stone, 12 paints, a paint brush and instructions including a color planning template.
This Classic Baby Beads rattle is brightly colored with non-toxic, water based finishes. The Classic Baby Beads are designed for tiny hands to handle, this vibrant bunch makes clinking noises when jumbled together. It is made from renewable rubberwood.
The ultimate accessory for an inspired kitchen, Eco Planters take the guesswork out of gardening. This all-inclusive kit comes equipped with everything you’ll need to start growing organic basil, and features a glass canning jar, wick, stainless steel net pot and earth-friendly growing medium. Outfitted with a passive hydroponic system that provides the perfect balance of air, water and nutrients.
Includes Certified Organic Basil Seeds.
Designed to be reused. Awesomely assembled in the USA.