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Going Green: 40 Garden Crafts for Kids

By: Lindsey Rolf, Editor,

Hand Painted Flower PotsGoing green is the totally rad trend right now, so jump on the bandwagon by starting a garden. You're doing good for the environment and for yourself by growing beautiful flowers and food. Take the time during spring and summer to try out some great garden craft ideas, and you could end up making a flower pot out of water bottles or your own little terrarium. Garden crafts for kids are a great way to stay entertained during hot and humid days when you have all of the time in the world but nothing to do with it. This collection of garden crafts for kids is a great way to beat the boredom. Going green and starting a garden means that you will always have beautiful, blooming plants to look at in your backyard.

Try out any one of these garden craft ideas and you are sure to have a blast. Pick out your favorite plants to grow and you will soon find that your mind is growing with knowledge as well. Going green is so much fun, so join in today!


Going Green: 40 Garden Crafts for Kids

Going Green: 40 Garden Crafts for Kids
Table of Contents

Flower Pot Crafts
In the Garden Crafts
Recycled Crafts for Kids
Starting a Garden


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Flower Pot Crafts

Drip Painted Rainbow PotsNow that you have some seeds, water, and dirt, where do you put them? That's where these fantastic flower pot crafts come in. You'll want to be going green in style, so try painting and decorating flower pots with your children to make them as beautiful as the flowers that will grow in them. Garden craft ideas give you the chance to store your beautiful, blossoming flowers in something that your kids made on their very own. Going green doesn't mean that you can't use all of the colors of the rainbow, so be sure to make a colorful flower pot. Garden crafts for kids that allow your kids to use their creativity and imagination are a blast, and when they are finished, don't forget to pot your favorite flower.

In the Garden Crafts

Birdie Flower StakesGardens look and smell great, but when everything is so green and colorful, it's easy to get lost. Use a handy-dandy garden craft idea, like Birdie Flower Stakes, to mark where each plant is growing so your little kiddos don't get confused next time they head outside to smell the flowers. These garden craft ideas will help you out while you are busy weeding and watering your roses, daisies, and sunflowers. In the garden crafts are great because they are essential, so you should make sure they look beautiful. When you bring your friends over, you can show them the garden craft for kids that you made with your children, and they will know exactly where to look. Make sure that when you're going green that you're also staying organized! Find garden stakes, garden markers, and other gorgeous garden decorations in the list below:

Recycled Crafts for Kids

Recycled Crocs PlanterGoing green is twice the fun when you use recycled materials. You're doubling the amount you're giving back to the environment, so these garden crafts for kids are sure to be double the fun. Instead of throwing away that old pair of Crocs that you have around the house, try crafting them into a planter. It might seem like a funny garden craft idea, but it's sure to be a blast. You'll be going green and saving green at the same time! These recycled crafts for kids are great because you won't burst your budget trying to make your backyard bloom. You can learn about environmentally-friendly ways and help the earth at the same time when you make fun garden crafts for kids with recycled materials. Start with the green crafting ideas below, and then challenge your kids to come up with new ways to use your recyclables!

Starting a Garden

Eggshell Seedling PlanterA garden doesn't magically grow ten feet tall overnight! Everything starts out as a little seed and gradually grows and grows until it is big. Taking care of a garden is a lot of work, and these garden craft ideas are great if you are just starting a garden with your little ones and need to start small. They will teach you all about going green and what materials are needed to turn a little seed into a big, beautiful flower. If you have a green thumb and want to test it out, then try these garden crafts for kids, and you will be amazed as life begins to sprout right before your eyes. It will be the beginning to a beautiful garden when you use these garden craft ideas. Learn how to start a garden with kids today!



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