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Kidsinthegarden Top 5 Outdoorable Christmas Presents for Children

Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas and every year it feels as if parents have to work harder to counter the effects of screen time on children.  You won’t see any of these presents advertised on TV, yet they are as much part of childhood as the latest toy. Packets of Seeds Packets […]

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World Book Day: Mission: Explore Food

For the last 2 years I have reviewed a kids gardening book for World Book day.  This year I am continuing with the same theme, but with a twist. The Geography Collective’s Mission: Explore Book on Food is the most original and wacky kids grow it cook it and eat it book you will ever […]

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World Book Day 1 March 2012: The Global Garden by Kate Petty and Jennie Maizels

Global Garden by Kate Petty and Jennie Maizels My choice for world book day is a non-fiction book. A book that nevertheless tells a story about how plants are part of our everyday lives. It is a very visual book with bold colours and design. Most of the pages are interactive with pops ups, tabs […]

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World Book Day: A Book to Inspire your Children to Garden

If I could only take one children’s gardening book on to that desert island it would have to be ‘Eddie’s Garden and How to Make Things Grow’ by Sarah Garland. It is a simple, homely and feel good story about a little boy growing vegetables and flowers with his family. It has held the attention […]

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Children’s Gardening: Ready, Steady, Grow

It is World Book Day today so I thought I would review my most recent gardening book – The Royal Horticultural Society’s Ready, Steady, Grow – Quick and Easy Gardening Projects. There were no reviews on Amazon when I ordered it so I was not quite sure what to expect. It is 80 pages in […]

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