How to Celebrate World Habitat Day With Your Kids

How to Celebrate World Habitat Day With Your Kids

The United Nations (UN) introduced World Habitat Day back in 1985, and it has been celebrated on the first Monday of October ever since. The intent of this International Day of Recognition is to reflect on the state of our habitats (our living spaces), and on the...

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International Literacy Day Resources for Your Kids

International Literacy Day Resources for Your Kids

Literacy is the key to success in education and professional aspirations along with familial and interpersonal relationships. It opens up doors to opportunity, is essential to elevating one’s quality of life, and fosters compassion for others. Recognizing this, UNESCO...

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Garden Design for the Family Pet Too

Garden Design for the Family Pet Too

There are two important days in August that your kids probably know about, even if you don’t. They are International Cat Day (August 8) and International Dog Day (August 26). These whimsical days of celebration shine light on the furry (unshaven dad whiskers don’t...

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Household Guide to Planting a Drought Resistant Garden

Household Guide to Planting a Drought Resistant Garden

Your child is excited about gardening, and has been in the backyard over the last year (or more) toiling away in the soil with a big smile on his/her face. This warms your heart, but your optimism is cautious as you’re well aware of the fact that summertime droughts...

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Garden Design to Attract Birds

Garden Design to Attract Birds

The Plant a Seed & See What Grows Foundation recently partnered with NatureKidsBC and Le Nichoir to put together a virtual tour of a wild bird conservation centre. You and your family can join us on the experience right here. Of course, many households would like...

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Celebrating Garden Days Canada 2021

Celebrating Garden Days Canada 2021

Garden Days is a program that was launched and is supported by the Canadian Garden Council. Every June, green-thumbs across the country come together in celebration of garden culture, recognizing the vital role gardening plays within our communities. This program is...

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HOW TO CELEBRATE WORLD OCEANS DAY – PART II

HOW TO CELEBRATE WORLD OCEANS DAY – PART II

A few years ago, we provided a guide to fun outdoor learning activities for your kids/students to honor World Oceans Day (June 8). 2021 marks a good time for an update to account for the fact that while progress has been made, we still have a lot of work to do to free...

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How to Promote Biological Diversity in Your Food Garden

How to Promote Biological Diversity in Your Food Garden

As we write this article (May 22) the world is celebrating International Day of Biological Diversity. “Biodiversity (…) provides plant, animal and microbial genetic resources necessary for food production and diversified, balanced diets. Biodiversity provides vital...

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Do Gardens Grow Collaborators for the Common Good? Yes!

Do Gardens Grow Collaborators for the Common Good? Yes!

Our update on the East Kensington School Garden, Surrey, BC In partnership with the Surrey Schools Board, the East Kensington school garden is one of the four school gardens that the Foundation funded in the Surrey area. After it received funding last school year...

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Celebrating Earth Day 2021

Celebrating Earth Day 2021

While we have made some great strides over recent years, there is still a lot of work to do to protect the provider of the precious resources that we depend on to thrive. With Earth Day 2021 (April 22) upon us, households and classrooms have the perfect chance to...

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How to Celebrate World Health Day in Your Community

How to Celebrate World Health Day in Your Community

A bright horizon awaits future generations with your support today There has never been a more appropriate time to recognize the importance of community health. The World Health Organization (WHO) agrees as we enter World Health Day this April 7. Over the past five...

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5 Mood Boosting Foods (to Grow) to Make Your Kids HAPPY

5 Mood Boosting Foods (to Grow) to Make Your Kids HAPPY

International Day of Happiness was on March 20 but we waited to release this article because it’s important to chase the feeling on the other 364 days of the year too. While there are a lot of things that make your child smile, such as a good book or a day out with...

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Top 10 Coolest Wildlife Pollinators for Kids to Discover

Top 10 Coolest Wildlife Pollinators for Kids to Discover

Your kids know about the birds and the bees, as pollinators, but what they may not know is that there are over 1,000 species of pollinating animals in Canada. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg as there are more than 100,000 different animal species that pollinate...

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Family Day Activities for 2021

Family Day Activities for 2021

Family Day is upon us, but this year you can’t exactly perform an online search for organized events in your city. Does this mean you should resign to the sofa to watch hours of Netflix? In the evening perhaps, but during daylight hours there are some great things to...

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Trouve les pollinisateurs !

Trouve les pollinisateurs !

Cette activité à réaliser « à la maison » et en famille propose aux enfants de se renseigner un peu sur les pollinisateurs avant de partir à leur chasse !

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Mais d’où vient mon repas ?

Mais d’où vient mon repas ?

Cette activité à réaliser à la maison convient aisément aux enfants de tout âge et peut être répétée et téléchargée pour plusieurs repas. Les grands peuvent s’amuser à aider les petits.

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