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Growing Green Thumbs Easter Holiday Program

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by EricaL (subscribe)
Freelance writer. Editor of: melbourne.kidtown.com.au
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Seed Bomb & DIY Edible Garden Making for Kids
Immerse your children in nature play and organic food these school holidays, with Growing Green Thumbs Easter Holiday Program in Carrum, South East Melbourne.

Amy and Jade, who run the Growing Green Thumbs program, teach regular gardening sessions with students at Bonbeach Primary School and wider community throughout the year.

This Easter, children from all over Melbourne are invited to participate in two hands-on workshops, with an aim to connect kids with organic food from the source.

Seed Bomb Making, 5 April 2017

If your kids love getting mud in between their fingers then this is a guaranteed morning of fun. Watch as they immerse themselves in the therapeutic connection with earth and use their fine motor skills to create seed bombs - little balls of organic matter filled with plant seeds. Take them home and fling into your garden and watch as their little creations bloom to life to create a beautiful herb or flower garden.

Seed Bomb Making
Seed Bomb Making


All materials supplied, just bring appropriate clothing for outdoor activities. Gloves and aprons are provided.

Age appropriate for 4yrs - 60 yrs.
Children under 4yrs free with parent present
Cost: $20

D.I.Y Edible Garden for Kids, 8 April 2017

Bring the family and join in with a fun filled morning of planting your own edible produce box to take home. Learn how to easily grow your own vegetables, and enjoy feasting from your organic mini garden at home. This workshop will provide your family with hours of simple, easy, seasonal fun and learning.

DIY Edible Garden
DIY Edible Garden


Decorate your families (poly) vegetable box
Soil preparation & composting
Vegetable & herb seed & seedling planting
​-Instructions & care
-Take home your new garden

​Suitable for all ages and family members. Once box per family.
​All materials supplied. Please wear clothing for outdoor activities. Veggie boxes will be heavy once finished (around 7kgs) so please think about transporting it home safely.

​Cost: $60

Workshops are held in gardens of Beach Lane in Carrum, a wholesome cafe serving delicious eats, just minutes away from one of Melbourne's best beaches on the bay.

For more information about the Growing Green Thumbs Easter Holiday Program and to book, head over to the Event Page of Growing Green Thumbs' website.
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Why? Nature play and education for kids
When: 5 April: Seed Bomb Making & 8 April: DIY Edible Kids Garden
Where: Beach Lane, 642 Nepean Highway, Carrum, VIC
Cost: $15 & $60
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