If you’ve been reading here for any amount of time, you know we love our fairy gardens! And since the weather is nice out, the kids have been spending more time outdoors, cleaning out the fairies’ habitats and getting them ready for summer. We introduce new things each year, but we do have a core list […]
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It’s no secret we love our fairy gardens! We usually set ours up at the beginning of the summer and the kids play with them off and on for the rest of the season. But we decided that, after a few months, the fairy garden needed some new decorations to spruce things up a bit.
If you’ve seen any of our other early spring and summer posts, you know this: we love our fairy gardens. They get kids outdoors and interested in nature and planting and gardening. They allow for hours of creativity and play. And they don’t require much in terms of money or things — anything you don’t […]
We’ve been gathering fairy garden ideas and making our own for a few years now. I can’t think of any other activity I do with the kids that’s so much fun to set up. And after the initial set-up, the kids spend hours playing with the gardens and fairies. Everyone loves the fairy garden — from the […]
So after a wee break last week to attend to the end of the school year…and to the first patient here requiring a cast (I figure one cast after 11 years and four kids is a pretty good record by OSHA standards, yes?)…we’re back and ready to start our summer. One of the first orders […]
So it’s no secret that we here at the PBNQ house are ardent lovers of fairy gardens and their inhabitants. Today I’m over at My Favorite Finds, showing this summer’s garden. Come see! Thank you for visiting Peace but Not Quiet! I’d love it if you’d like me on facebook and follow me on twitter.
So last summer we made a fairy garden. It was a hugely popular project with the kids and they played with it all summer and into fall. But as school ramped up and extracurricular activities kicked in, the fairy and her garden were forgotten for a while. We found her recently, living under rather appalling conditions: […]
One of the my favorite activities this summer was making a fairy garden. It was originally intended for my six-year old, but her little brother loved it as well and the two of them play with it for hours. Now that I know the magic of a fairy garden in keeping small children entertained and […]
Whether you can start gardening with your kids today, or whether you still have a month or more to go before it’s safe to plant outside (like me…le sigh), I’ve got some gardening ideas here you can try with your kids right now. I’ve been itching to get out there. Dirt under the nails, bugs […]
OK, friends, after a great deal of internal debate, I’ve come to a conclusion. I’m going to let you in to the Circle of Trust. I waffled on a few of you because, well frankly, you’re a little shady. But I’m letting you in, so behave yourselves. It’s my daughter’s birthday on Sunday, and since […]