How to Make a Mini Kids Garden

kids garden

Here’s a fun project to do with the kids this spring, with a few simple supplies here’s How to Make a Mini Kids Garden:

kids garden

You will need:

  • Small pots
  • Compost
  • Selection of seeds, fast growing ones and edible seeds are good for kids, e.g. cress, rocket

#1. Give each child a small pot

Have them fill it ¾ full with compost.

#2. Plant some seeds in each pot

Plant the seeds in each post cover with some compost. Check seed instructions for depth of seeds.

#3. Water the seeds

Lightly water the pots and place e.g. on a window sill

#4. Check each Day

Have your child check the pot each day to see if the plants have appeared

#5. Measure to see how quickly plants grow

Once plants have appeared, you could mark down measurements each day to see how quickly plants grow.

#6. Harvest and enjoy!

Let them harvest when ready if using edible seeds and help make e.g. a salad or egg sandwich with cress.

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Have you made a mini garden with kids before? Share your ideas in the comments below.

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