Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Herb and Flower Tea Party


I have written about making pretend tea and coffee in the garden before... and I am writing about it again because my kids love it. Our ceramic tea set bought from a charity shop is still going strong! I always set up their 'cafe area' on the grass to avoid breakages. The kids have been making lots of herb and flower tea. I simply supply a tub of water, some spoons and bowls of loose leaf tea. They do the rest scavenging the garden for herbs and flowers to add to their 'herbal tea'.





Cakey enjoys the imaginary aspect of this game and I get to 'taste' tonnes of herb tea. Yum! Boo just loves the chance to stir and pour. This is a fabulous summer-time water play activity. We play this in the winter too.... I use warm water in an attempt to offset the cold.

For more outdoor activities check out my Pinterest board Outdoor Fun for Kids

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13 comments:

  1. This is really cute :) I am sure Aarya would love to do this!

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    1. Thank you. It is one of our favourite activities.

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  2. The kids are having so much fun. The pictures are too beautiful!

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    1. Thanks Mansi, I hope you are feeling well.

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  3. My kids still spend tons of their outside time cooking, baking, and making tea, too! Gorgeous photos.

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    1. Thanks Juise, you can't beat outside cooking and baking :)

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  4. I just love everything about this activity and your post Ali!They must be having so much fun....i bet you had fun watching them 'create'!

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    1. I sure did Jode, they are so funny.

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  5. Hi Ali :) My Strawberry is getting a tea set for her birthday next week. I can't wait to be having 'High Tea' in the garden with her and probably her rambunctious brothers :) I'll be sure to add some tea leaves!

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    1. Hi Amie, I am sure that tea set is going to be put to good use :)

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  6. That is really cute and maybe we will have one when it's warmer

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  7. Hi Ali...just popping back to let you know i am featuring this activity on my Kid's Co-Op post this week...thanks for linking up!

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  8. This is fab Ali. I'm saving this to try at some point this year in our 15 minutes outdoor everyday :)

    Thank you for linking up to Tuesday Tots

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