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How Kids Can Plant a Garden

Screen shot 2011-04-22 at 11.50.19 AM.pngIn honor of Earth Day, here at Role Mommy we decided to put the kids in our life to work. You see, I am a huge flower lover, so last week, while on the hunt for energy efficient light bulbs at Home Depot, I happened upon several beautiful flower displays and instantly decided, it was time to spruce up our front yard.

After purchasing hyacinths, tulips, peonies and daisies along with a brand new shovel and some Miracle Gro, I brought everything home and then shared my plan with my daughter. We were going to plant some new flowers just in time for Earth Day. While I thought the activity was going to be a mother/daughter team project, my 12 year old had other plans. She decided to enlist her friends in the effort and here's how it turned out...

B Kind 2 Earth Day.jpegTo find out how more kids and parents are doing their part this Earth Day, visit B Kind 2 Earth Day where individuals and families all across the country are giving back to our planet by doing some amazing green projects.

Thanks to the amazing ladies at The Motherhood and Nickelodeon for inviting us to partner with them on this wonderful campaign!

Posted in: Blog, Kiddy Commentary, Role Mommy Recommends, TV on 04/22/2011


  • Just wanted to send a quick note to say a heart-felt thank you for your help with B Kind 2 Earth day. We were so inspired by all the amazing ideas and fun conversations that came out of the campaign, which was designed by our dear friends Cooper Munroe and Emily McKhann.

    Thanks for sharing your experience and getting the kids to plant and I hope you enjoy the beautiful flowers! Thanks again!


    National Wildlife Federation

  • What a GREAT video!!!!! I love it!!! And how fun to add in the subtitles! You have completely inspired me to get outside and start planting flowers with my girls. What a FANTASTIC contribution to B Kind 2 Earth Day!!!!!!

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