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Nature Garden Activities for Kids


Family Flag Flower Bed for Kids
Plant a family flag flower bed.
Plant a family flag flower bed.
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A family flag flower bed for kids will bring your family's colors to life -- in full bloom! Does your family have its own crest? If not, maybe it's time you made one.

If you can't think of a family flag, plant a design like the good old Stars and Stripes of the American flag and watch your neighbors grin.

What You'll Need:

  • Paper
  • Pencils or pens
  • Garden spot
  • Gardening tools
  • Colorful bedding plants (petunias work well)

How to Make a Family Flag Flower Bed:

Step 1: Design a family symbol or flag on paper. Make it simple but unique to your "clan."

Step 2: Plant colorful bedding plants with that design in a big, easy-to-see flower bed.

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