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While I was out in the garden the other day I spotted a chrysalis on a flower pot. By the time I told the kids the next day the flower pot had been moved and the chrysalis gone. The children were disappointed until I suggested we hunt for some more! Continue reading “Chrysalis Hunting and Butterfly Activities for Kids”
Getting the children involved in the garden is good for them in so many ways. Gardening shows children where food comes from, what plants need to thrive and what kinds of plants pollinators like most. You could go further and show children how to make their own compost from food scraps, teach them about water conservation and show them how to identify plants and trees. The knowledge gained from helping in the garden will benefit children for their whole lives. These gardening activities are a great place to start!