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Best plants for the child gardener

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Best plants for the child gardener

Is your child expressing an interest in gardening? It's a wonderful, hands on way for children to learn about nature and science, and the extra outside time can help your child's sleep and vitamin D levels. Whether your child is interested in a beautiful flower garden or a tasty edible garden, here are 10 perfect plants for kids: Carrots - They take a bit longer to grow, but when your little one gets to finally pull that greens and sees the carrot at the end, it's pretty awesome! Daisies - They make a perfect cut flower, which means your child can make...

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Build a child-friendly Fairy Garden

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Build a child-friendly Fairy Garden

Earth Day is coming up which always brings us thoughts of nature and how to teach kids how to take care of our planet. I love the idea of Fairy Gardens and how they are just the perfect scale for kids to create and maintain. They make the perfect scene for your child's imagination and creativity to really come out and play. I'm sharing 4 easy steps to put a Fairy Garden together, and I'll share lots of pictures too to get your creative juices flowing. Maybe you'll be so inspired that you'd like to make one for your very own...

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Take Back Your Laundry Room - The Benefits of Natural Laundry Soap

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Take Back Your Laundry Room - The Benefits of Natural Laundry Soap

Did you know that laundry rooms are considered the most toxic room in your house? When you look in the laundry aisle of the department store, you will find a wide range of laundry detergents to choose from. Most people shop the brand they've used for years, just out of habit. But there are valid reasons to stop and wonder, is that commercial laundry detergent best for you and your family? If you've ever wondered what the deal is with the natural laundry soaps, and what the difference really is - read on and we'll explain why you might want to make...

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Earth Day Activities for Kids

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Earth Day Activities for Kids

Today is Earth Day and it's a great day to take some time and talk to our kids about the three R's: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Here at Kids Trading Company we are of course really big into the Reuse one with our consignment section of the store. For more information about our consignment go here!We've gathered up some great Earth Day activities you can do with your kids, to get the conversation started on the little things we can do that have a big impact on our planet:Green Cleaners (from Spoonful) Unlike harsh chemical products, these homemade cleaners are...

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