Sing along with me! (to the tune of Wheels On The Bus) -

The roots of a plant grow underground,
underground, underground.
The roots of a plant grow underground.
All day long!
The stems of a plant hold up the leaves...
The leaves of a plant are making food...
The flowers on a plant are making seeds...
All day long!

The spring equinox is a few days away (March 1) and even if our snow covered yards don't show any hint of spring, the calendar says otherwise. And in a life where we celebrate the little wins - this is note-worthy!

We have a parent inspired cocktail to add a little spring in your step (ha ha) and some spring inspired activities and reads for your family!

 

Spring Inspired Cocktail* - Lavender Bees Knees

Floral notes mixed with bright citrus is just the thing to add a zip across the palate and your mood. Long day? Settle yourself into a cozy corner, sip on one of these while you scroll spring flower container arrangements on Pinterest. Click here for the cocktail recipe ingredients and instructions.

 

Favorite Spring Time Books for Kids

The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle

Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt by Kate Messner

Planting a Rainbowby Lois Ehlert

We are the Gardeners by Joanna Gaines

Botony for Babies by Jonathon Litton

From Seed to Plant by Gail Gibbons

 

Feelin' Ambitious?

Try seed starting with your little people and see how it goes!

If you haven't tried the milk jug method (yes, you recycle one of your freshly finished milk jugs) - it's worth the effort! Bonus - this method lives outside...no soil granules getting knocked around on your floor!

To watch how to re-create this for you and your family, click here.

*The Lavender Bees Knees Cocktail contains alcohol in the ingredients - this is not appropriate for anyone underage.


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