Childrens folding stool made in Acacia wood and seat in 100% cotton.
For those little helpers in the garden. It can also be used for leisure too !
Help the young ones into the garden with their very own stool and some kids gloves.
Children can learn new skills, have fun, play and develop self-confidence by spending time in the garden.
Tending plants and growing their own food.
Most children enjoy being outdoors and love digging in the soil, getting dirty, making things and watching plants grow.
Children learn from growing things and then they rest on the childrens folding stool
People of all ages can enjoy the garden, but children in will have lots of fun and gain learn.
To be in the Garden is gives vital lessons and hones new skills like :
- Onus – from caring for plants
- Knowledge– as they learn about cause and effect (for example, plants die without water, weeds compete with plants)
- Self-confidence – from meeting their goals and enjoying the food they have grown
- Love of nature – a chance to learn about the outdoors in a safe and pleasant place
- Reasoning and discovery – learning about the science of plants, animals, weather, the climate, food and how to construct
- Physical activity – doing something fun and productive
- Cooperation – including shared play activity and teamwork
- Creativity – finding new and exciting ways to grow food
- Nutrition – learning about where fresh food comes from.
Getting children interested in gardening
Some suggestions to get children involved and interested in creating a garden include:
- Keep it simple.
- Give children their own garden space. (This does not have to be big. You can start with a large container or a few pots.)
- Involve older children in the planning and design of the garden.
- Use lightweight, easy-to-handle, correct-sized tools and garden equipment.
- Encourage children to dig in the dirt. (Younger children love making mud pies)
- Grow interesting plants such as sunflowers, corn, pumpkins, tomatoes and strawberries.
- Use a trellis or teepee to grow beans or sweet peas.
- Plant flowers that attract butterflies, ladybirds and other interesting insects or birds.
- Make a scarecrow.
- Install a water feature, a birdbath or a sundial.
- Set up a worm farm.
- Visit community gardens, children’s farms or botanic gardens for ideas.