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5 Kid-Friendly DIY Garden Projects

5 Kid-Friendly DIY Garden

Welcome spring into your backyard with these garden DIYs that the whole family will love.

Spring is the perfect time to enjoy some DIY garden crafts and activities with your kids. Garden activities are great for kids because kids of all ages can enjoy working together on a project outdoors. Here are 5 fun ideas to get your kids involved in the garden this spring.


1. Painted Rain Barrel

AnniePhoto courtesy of Annie’s Omnium via Apartment Therapy

Rain barrels are a cost-effective and environmentally friendly way to water your lawn and garden, and they are easy and inexpensive to make. If you’re feeling extra artsy, you can even add a personal touch by painting or drawing on the exterior.

2. Eggshell Succulent Garden

Karine Brighten - mini succulent gardenPhoto courtesy of Karine Brighten

This mini succulent garden only takes a quick trip to the hardware store to make, and it’s beautiful enough to display on your coffee table! Full instructions here.

3. Outgrown Rain Boot Planters

MomPhoto courtesy of Mom’s Crafty Space

When little feet outgrow their winter boots, don’t trash them–instead, turn those brightly-colored shoes into fun-filled planters. Get the project here.


4. Hop Scotch Pavers

Happiness is Homemade - hopscotch paversPhoto courtesy of Happiness is Homemade

Nothing brightens up a backyard or garden like these rainbow hopscotch pavers–and they’re super-easy to make. Get the tutorial here.

5. Strawberry Stones

Recyclart - strawberry stonesPhoto courtesy of Recyclart

These strawberry stones are not only fun to make and pretty to look at–they also deter birds from stealing your berries! Also try painting stones like carrots, potatoes, cucumbers, and corn to mark your veggie garden plantings, or just paint pretty things like cacti and ladybugs for fun decorations. Full tutorial here.


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