DIY Kid Activities: Tin Can Planters

Tin Can Planters display creativity and grow herbs! A traditional garden may be outside, in the ground, but at HealthBarn USA, we love to get creative with planting!  We’ve shared activities about making eggshell planters and newspaper planters, and now we wanted to show you how to make tin can planters.  Place them [...]

2017-05-08T21:11:57-04:00July 24th, 2013|DIY Kid Activities|

DIY Kid Activities: Making Herb-Infused Oil

Making this herby olive oil is a fun activity to do with kids because it’s simple to do but makes a delicious, sophisticated oil for dipping, drizzling, and gifting!  It’s so pretty that it can even serve as a decoration for your countertop.  Kids will learn about herbs and how they add flavor to food. [...]

2017-05-08T22:13:23-04:00May 15th, 2013|DIY Kid Activities|

DIY Kid Activities: Coffee Ground Fossils

Your kids may be too young for coffee, but they can definitely have fun playing with it!  Using old coffee grounds, coffee, and some other kitchen basics, kids can create “fossils” for a mini archaeology lesson.  Make sure to explain what real fossils are, and once the coffee ground fossils are dry, you might even [...]

2017-05-08T22:52:36-04:00March 6th, 2013|DIY Kid Activities|

DIY Kid Activities: Paper Mache

Use this paper mache fish to go fishing for omega-3 fatty acids! ( Paper mache projects are always a big hit at HealthBarn USA.  There’s an arts and crafts element, but there’s also an ooey-gooey, messy element that kids just love getting their hands into.  Plus, it includes a lesson about recycling by [...]

2017-05-08T23:14:10-04:00January 30th, 2013|DIY Kid Activities|

DIY Kid Activities: Sprouting Beans

Sprouting beans! Have you ever eaten bean sprouts on a salad or in a sandwich?  They add a lot of texture to a dish, and tons of super nutrition!  Sprouts are very young beans, and they are very nutrient dense.  Did you know you can sprout beans at home?  It’s a very simple [...]

2017-05-08T23:19:14-04:00January 23rd, 2013|DIY Kid Activities|
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