Getting kids into the garden has been a long-time passion of mine. I volunteer at a wonderful program that brings city kids to a farm once every 2 weeks for the entire school year to learn about growing food from seed, and even cooking with it!
The delight in their eyes, the way the run off the bus, the exhaustion at the end of the day – what a blast! It’s such an amazing experience because of the growth and confidence that I see the children develop over the year.
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At home, I have plenty of family, neighbours, and friends with kids that I plant my garden for, and invite them to explore with me. The delight that they can play in the space, but also have a taste of some garden-fresh goodies is a big draw.
It’s also fun to get crafty with them and so here are a few of the projects that I have shared on Garden Therapy that get kids out into the garden!