Creative Kids: Backyard Fairy Garden | FreshlyPlanted

Creative Kids: Backyard Fairy Garden

Our backyard is much loved these days. There's lots of swinging & sliding of course, but there's also been so much exploration. The day-lily garden has become a jungle, the gravel path has been leading to treasure, and we discovered the perfect fairy hole in our tree. 

Backyard Fairy Garden
Backyard Fairy Garden
The kids and I decided to give the fairies a little help with perfecting their home. A rock border created with extra rocks from our yard, a little carpet of gathered moss, and a few stepping stones for nimble feet have been a good start. 

Backyard Fairy Gardens
And we've seen evidence of the fairies already! There have even been little seed cups set out from a nightly gathering (wink). Although we know that fairies rarely come out when humans are around, Isia hasn't given up hope. What fairy could resist a fresh carpet of leaves? 

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Cassidy Sevier

Cassidy used to teach in the city, now she homeschools three active kids in the woods. She spends her days reading aloud, crafting, getting lost in nature, and refilling her teapot. Her best parenting advice: You should never give kids more water or glitter than you're willing to clean up! Read more about their learning adventures at Freshly Planted.com

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