Create a Hero Garden

Let your child's imagination come alive with his or her own interactive garden!

An interactive garden like the “Hero Gardens” we built with children in our Siblings Program at Mott Children’s Hospital is a great activity to try at home with your kids because it provides plenty of imaginative fun, and you probably already have most of what you need in your home or yard already!  These gardens are simple and quick to make, but can bring hours of enjoyment over the summer, as your child changes and adds to his or her garden to reflect different things you do, explore and learn together over the summer.

Check out our “how to” video, and let us know how it works for you!  We would love to see pictures of your own “Hero Garden” – you are welcome to post them to our Facebook wall, or tag #mottchildren in any photos you share on Instagram or Twitter.

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