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Gift Ideas For Little Naturalists

Do you have Little Naturalists on your holiday shopping list? I do! Here are four gift ideas for little naturalists to help you get those ideas flowing.

Do you have Little Naturalists on your holiday shopping list? I do! Here are four gift ideas for little naturalists to help you get those ideas flowing.

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1. Wheel Barrow and Gardening Tools

kid wheelbarrow

“Help your future gardener to bloom with this classically crafted Wooden Wheel Barrow and set of four Telescopic Garden Tools!

Compact rubber wheels, secure wooden shell, and steering ease allows your child to safely carry this functional wheel barrow from playtime to real time in the garden. Crimson red base recalls classic imaginative play and inspires blossoming wonder of the adventure outdoors!

Perfect for introducing children to the gardening process, the set of four Telescopic Garden Tools, along with the classic wheel barrow, helps little ones develop their green thumbs early on. Brightly colored in vibrant green with multicolored accents, this set includes a shovel, hoe, soil rake, and leaf rake, adding a bright pop of color that’s easy to spot in any backyard. These perfectly proportioned, telescopic garden tools are made of powder coated steel with soft-grip handles, ideally suited for use by little hands. Kids will love getting involved in the garden, doing their part, and watching the fruits of their labor flourish.

• Classically crafted wooden wheel barrow & garden tool set
• Wheel barrow made of compact rubber wheels and secure wooden shell
• Shovel, hoe, soil and leaf rake made of powder coated steel with soft-grip handles
• Crimson base and bright colors recall classic imaginative play
• Flower your future gardener with this wooden wheel barrow!

For ages 3 and up.” More here.

2. Busy Spring Gardens


Kids discover the excitement and wonder of nurturing their very own garden with Busy Spring Gardens! These petite planters include everything needed for a charming garden. Choose Bugs, a bee and a ladybug with bee balm and Shasta daisy seeds, or Butterflies, two butterflies with purple cornflower and chamomile seeds. All kits include seeds, growing medium, plastic tray liner, and kid-friendly instructions.

For ages 3 and up.

• Set of 2 mini flower gardens
• Includes seeds, growing medium, liner, and instructions
• Charming critter planters
• Grow pollinator-attracting flowers

5″ each” Find it here.

3. Monarch Butterfly Wings for Dress-Up



Dress-up Butterfly Wings encourage children to let their imaginations soar. Colorful and light as gossamer, these fabric wings bring a new element to kids’ costume and fantasy play. Detailed Monarch design in vibrant colors helps their imagination take flight.

Shoulder straps hold them on; finger loops spread their wings. Make-believe flying is so much more fun with your own set of wings! Ages 3 and up. Imported.

• Fabric butterfly wings
• For children’s dress-up play
• Finger loops to spread wings and flutter
• Easy shoulder straps secure them
• Encourages imaginative play
• For ages 3 and up”

More details here.

4. Mother Bruce


“Bruce the bear likes to keep to himself. That, and eat eggs. But when his hard-boiled goose eggs turn out to be real, live goslings, he starts to lose his appetite. And even worse, the goslings are convinced he’s their mother. Bruce tries to get the geese to go south, but he can’t seem to rid himself of his new companions. What’s a bear to do?”

This is a wonderful book that includes real-life birding topics such as imprinting and migration.

Read more here.

That’s it for the four gift ideas for little naturalists! I’ll be scouring the web for the best products and gift ideas all season long, so stay tuned!

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