Kids zone

Here’s some links to gardening games, as well as ideas to keep kids occupied ‘on your plot’. If you have any ideas please let the committee know by emailing committee@dorsetroadallotments.org.uk

Gardening games

Mr Bloom’s Veggie Playtime¬†

Mr Bloom’s Nursery

Planting ideas

From ‘Inspire Bohemia: Unique Garden Planters and Displays

Potatoes in a bottle – plant a potato in a transparent plastic bottle and watch it grow! If you like that idea, how about growing beans in a jar.

Upcycle old kids wellies – fill with colourful flowers or veg and decorate your plot.

 

Arts and crafts

Making your mark – painting stones

Painted stone plant labels

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From ‘Richard Shilling’s Land Art for Kids’

Poppy seed head puppets

Leaf totem poles – thread different types of leaves onto sticks and display them on your plot. Or maybe make pictures with leaves or berries?

Making plant bugs from fall leaves.

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Plant bugs

 

Wildlife friendly

Build a Bug hotel – simple or 5 star

Make bird food decorations

Bird food decorations

 

RSPB for kids

Woodland Trust for kids including the fabulous ‘nature detectives’