Are you looking for fun gardening activities for kids this year, but don't know where to start?The following content also has some reference value for raised garden beds.
Not only will these gardening activities provide countless hours of fun, but they are a great way to help your children while spending quality time with them.
1.Make your own painted flower pot
Kids of all ages will love painting POTS for their plants! This is an easy, fun, and quick activity for all children. If they like to draw a jar, you can keep them busy all day!
2.Play garden bingo
This is a fun game that parents and children can play together. Not only will it take up a few hours or time, but it's a great educational game to help your child learn about gardening and outdoor activities.
Gardening bingo is easy! It's like the bingo game you know and love, but with a gardening theme!
Learn the answers to gardening questions while having fun playing this game.
The game comes with 6 bingo cards, chips and 42 picture cards.
3.Grow fruits, vegetables, and herbs in POTS
This is the perfect way to help your children learn how to garden while also educating them about all the wonderful plants they can enjoy. Most importantly, it is an activity that both parents and children will enjoy. You can do this no matter where you live!
Step 1: Fill the pot with potting soil. Then water it.
Step 2: Dig a small hole with the end of a pencil. Put the seeds in the pot, cover them with soil, and then spray some water.
Step 3: Place your pot in front of a sunny window or under a growth lamp.
Step 4: Spray 2-3 times a day until the seeds germinate in the soil. Keep doing this until your seeds are about 3 inches tall.
Step 5: Finally, continue to water your plants 1-2 times a day until they are ready for harvest. Harvest your plants as you see fit (
4.Plant a vegetable garden
Why your kids will love it:
Studies show that children are happier when they are outside. This is the perfect way to get your kids outdoors to learn the benefits of gardening and hard work.
Not only that, but it will teach your child responsibility and caring. They can even enjoy all the fruits, vegetables and herbs at harvest time!
Read The Ultimate Guide to Starting a Garden for a more in-depth guide
Step 1: Decide on the size and location of your garden. Smaller gardens make good garden beds. A larger garden will suit your yard better.
Step 2: Decide what type of vegetables, herbs or fruits you want to grow in your garden.
Knock the grass into the soil where you want to start your garden (if you don't plan to build a raised garden bed). Then either use a hoe or a plow to break up the soil.
Step 4: Grow vegetables in your garden.
Step 5: Fence your garden to protect it from deer, rabbits and other pests. Watch your plants grow and enjoy the fruits of your children's labor!
5.Garden scavenger hunt
Whether we want to admit it or not, kids are increasingly using smart devices. If your child is already using smart devices, then why not make their experience educational? Children will enjoy playing with their smart devices while being challenged to find different plants in the yard.
Step 1: Have your child spend as much time as possible looking for 5-20 plants in the yard.
Step 2: When they find plants in the garden or yard, ask them to take a picture.
Step 3: When they're all done, you have an interesting job. You can guess all the plants they took from your yard and garden.
Step 4: You can also make picture cards for the children to find and photograph in the yard and garden.
6.Make your own watering can
Your child will enjoy this simple gardening activity. Not only that, but they'll love having their own watering can that they can take with them and use at all times. Water the garden and plants and watch your kids have fun!
7.Make Lego flower POTS
Your children will love playing with their Legos and building a new home for their new plant. What your kids love most is that they can design their new pot to look whatever they want (as long as the succulents fit it).