Bust Your Brain – Brainstorm Ideas

What should we make? PS: This is our favorite question

  • Get The Ideas Flowing with These Questions
  • What are the coolest movies you have seen?
  • What shows do you like to watch? Why those?
  • What do like do on the weekends?
  • What are your favorite books?
  • What kinds food would be fun to grow?
  • What do you like better things that are scary or things that are funny? What makes something funny or scary?
  • What is cooler: Unicorns, dinosaurs, butterflies or (insert something you love here)

Get Inspired
Look through this book together. It might be the overall
theme you think rocks, or a cool stick that “makes” the garden, or house set up
that you think is dope. The book really gets the creative juices flowing. Mix
the parts of any of the gardens together to create the coolest, most original
garden on your block.

Create With Toys You Have
Dig through toys in the toy box, under the bed, or in the
garage sale pile – see what small, ideally plastic toys are ready to move into
their “second life” in the garden. It can be a whole basket of dolls or action
figures that come alive in your city, castle or your concert Magic Garden.

Create With Something New
Go shopping together. Have a fun morning of shopping and an
afternoon or gardening. Places to shop for inspiration:

Create With Something New
Go shopping together. Have a fun morning of shopping and an
afternoon or gardening. Places to shop for inspiration:

Amazon Target/Walmart Garden/Home Store Thrifting
The king, they have everything. Visit our Amazon Store at: Amazon.com/MagicGarden. We have all the fairies or toys that you would love to create your garden. All of your favorite toys are at Target and seeing them in person let’s you get started immediately AND lets you see the size of the toys before you start so you KNOW they fit inside the garden. If you are looking for fairy themed itemed items, almost every local garden store has really cute stuff, mini houses,
animals and lots of other great stuff. And you can pick up any tools that you need for. gardening
Visit a thrift store and look at their toys, collectable and other fun things, maybe a basket becomes a house or a
building – it’s really affordable and super fun.

TIP: Use open ended questions
This lets kids have multiple answers and you can follow-up
with secondary questions to get more insight: Why do you like that one? Why do
you think that is most fun?