Summer holidays are the perfect time to get children interested in gardening and outdoors. As a parent, you may be wondering how to keep your kids entertained and engaged during the long break from school. One great way to do this is by involving them in planting and caring for a garden.

One way to get children excited about gardening is by introducing them to the idea of growing their own fruits, vegetables, and flowers. You can start by creating a small patch in your garden or even setting up a few pots on your patio. Let your kids choose what they want to plant, whether it’s colourful flowers, juicy tomatoes, or crunchy carrots. By giving them ownership over their own little garden, they will be more likely to stay interested and invested in the process.

 

Add a Climbing Frame

Another fun addition to your garden that will keep your children entertained for hours is a climbing frame. Climbing frames are not only great for physical activity, but they also provide a space for imaginative play. Children can pretend to be mountain climbers, jungle explorers, or even pirates searching for hidden treasure. By incorporating a climbing frame into your garden, you are providing your kids with a fun and safe environment to play and exercise.

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Make It Fun

In order to make your gardening and outdoor activities more appealing to children, it’s important to make it fun and engaging. You can turn planting and weeding into a game, create a scavenger hunt for different types of flowers or insects, or even have a competition to see who can grow the tallest sunflower. By making gardening a fun and interactive experience, your children will be more likely to form a positive association with it and continue to engage in outdoor activities throughout the summer. By getting children their own gardening tools can make the experience much more personal. The tools can be stored in handy section in the garden shed.

In conclusion, getting children into gardening during the summer holidays can be a rewarding. As well as enjoyable experience for both parents and kids. By involving them in the process of planting and caring for a garden, introducing a climbing frame for added fun and excitement, and making outdoor activities engaging and interactive, you can ensure that your children have a memorable and fulfilling summer break.