Hop to Fun

Celebrate planting and harvesting is what this Magic Garden is all about. Peter Rabbit’s garden features vegetables freshly picked in a wagon and more in the ground. Kids can plant anything they want, so don’t forget to include all your favorite foods. You can make the items out of clay so they can be left outside, or you can purchase mini food online or from a craft store. Let the kids have fun – maybe they want to plant potatoes for French fries. Or maybe hamburgers grow in your garden. Everything is fun, whether real or imaginary.

Make the Magic Garden

Design
  • Should we create this garden in an actual vegetable garden?
  • What should we grow?
  • Do we need a mini fence to keep critters out?
  • How big should our garden be?
Create
  1. Create the garden patch
  2. Place the fence
  3. Place the vegetables in and out of the ground
  4. Place the rabbit and other critters
  5. Harvest some fun!
Connect
  • What are your favorite foods?
  • Could we grow any of these?
  • How long does do they take to grow?
  • Have you every been to a farm?
  • If you had a farm, what would your farm’s crop be?
Plants We Used

Hosta

Materials
  • Fence
  • Peter Rabbit
  • Wagon
  • Mini Garden Tools
  • Plastic Food
  • DIY Clay Food
Magic Basket
A Magic Basket, is a collection of extra fun that kids can take into their Magic Gardens. It can be bark, rocks, pinecones and toys - the sky is the limit. For this garden, here are a few other ideas:
  • A fruit tree
  • A grill to cook the veggies
  • A lattice for beans to grow
  • Rocks painted as planted veggies

Ideas for In the Garden

The best part about a Magic Garden is that you can row anything that you imagine. In this garden, you can grow your favorite fruits and vegetables but, you can also invent new food to grow.

1Tools: Whether it is Shrek, a bunny or a Minecraft Creeper tending the garden they need right sized tools.

2 Favorite Food: Whether it grows in the garden or not, plant your favorite. Make them out of clay, print and laminate on paper or use plastic versions. They all work.

3Enjoy the Harvest: Sure, its fun to plant food, but also to harvest and enjoy it. Make a picnic with all the amazing food you planted.

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