Life Lessons in Self-Sufficiency- Homesteading with Kids
My kids are four and two years old and they are in charge of
- feeding animals,
- collecting eggs, and
- filling up water bowls for the dogs.
- They also help out in the kitchen where we cook and preserve our harvests.
Not all aspects of homesteading are fun for young children. And we all know growing and raising your own food is s-l-o-w. It takes time and patience. So, what can we do to keep kids’ attention and interest in the garden? We play games, of course! Here are a few of our favorite garden games:
Here are just a few of her gardening related videos that you may be interested in.
1. How to start seeds for a vegetable garden
2. How to make fruit leather
Bio: Vanessa Vargas Wilson, theCrafty Gemini, is known for her easy to follow instructional videos on her YouTube channel- TheCraftyGemini. A law professor turned mompreneur, Vanessa shares her lifestyle and crafty skills with a global audience via the web. She teaches viewers how to do everything from sewing and quilting to organic gardening and canning. Vanessa lives on a five-acre organic homestead in North Central Florida with her husband, their two preschoolers and 40+ farm animals.