How To Compost 101

How to Compost 101: A Beginner's Guide "Kids are very passionate about taking care of the environment," explains Stacey Antine, founder of HealthBarn USA, who's been teaching kids to compost for more than 10 years. "Composting is one way that they can do it." Show your enthusiasm for composting and your kids will be excited [...]

2015-08-04T09:15:24-04:00August 4th, 2015|Articles, Media Buzz, News, TV & Radio|

Let’s Reduce Food Waste Together

Meet the recyclers! Let's Reduce Food Waste Together!  I'm so excited to share with you the No Waste Challenge that we have implemented at the Barn this summer.  The campers have readily embraced the challenge to the surprise of our counselors.  Recycling is one of HealthBarn USA's 7 healthy habits and we empower [...]

2017-05-08T13:58:40-04:00July 2nd, 2014|Current Happenings|

Practice the 3 R’s

We're Busy Practicing the 3 R's!  The HealthBarn USA kids have taken Reduce, Reuse and Recycle to a whole new level by doing, not by talking!  While each week at camp has a different theme, practicing our 3 R's is a common thread that weaves all the weeks together.  Bringing awareness to our "use or [...]

2017-05-08T21:02:39-04:00August 15th, 2013|Current Happenings|

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: Solar Ovens

The sun is the source of most energy on earth, including energy from wind and waves.  Plus it provides a natural source of vitamin D for our bodies.  This activity introduces kids to the power of solar energy in an easy-to-understand way.  They’ll learn how the energy of the sun can be used to heat [...]

2017-05-08T22:22:16-04:00April 24th, 2013|DIY Kid Activities|

DIY Kid Activities: Nature Mobiles

Make art out of nature! ( Combine nature and art with these awesome nature mobiles!  They can be hung inside for decoration, or on the porch so they can twirl in the breeze.  Instead of objects from nature, you might also try this activity with recycled materials or things that might have otherwise [...]

2017-05-08T22:25:13-04:00April 17th, 2013|DIY Kid Activities|

DIY Kid Activities: Recycled Seed Paper

  Flower shaped recycled seed paper This activity is part arts and crafts and part gardening!  At HealthBarn USA, we soak old newspaper, blend it into a pulp, mix it with seeds, and end up with cool, personalized paper shapes that can be planted directly into the garden.  Kids love the idea of [...]

2017-05-08T22:28:27-04:00April 10th, 2013|DIY Kid Activities|
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