I am a huge fan of faries and like to think that one is born when a baby giggles for the first time, like in the Tinkerbell story. Don’t you? I know I believe, and I love to encourage my children to believe in magic, fairies and whatever they want to believe. The My Fairy Garden range by Interplay encourages children to explore imagination play with nature. You can use these indoors and out and I think they are fantastic.
The one Aria and I reviewed is the My Fairy Garden Fairy Flowerpot House. This set is fantastic. It allows us to explore planting, growing and looking after a plant as well as having fun. The fairy is very sweet and cute. A bit like the Sugarplum fairy in The Nutcracker. Aria has been flying her around the room.
My Fairy Garden is a range of collectible activity kits designed to encourage an interaction with nature through play. This Fairy Flowerpot is their latest range.
Included in our set was;
- Fairy Flowerpot
- Fairy (Blossom)
- Mustard Seeds
The 8-page activity guide allows you to construct the perfect living environment for your plant and fairy. Not only that, there is a plethora of tips and activities inside for creating a beautiful fairy garden. There is so much you can do with this.
Such a cute little fairy and the door open and closes too. Aria was a little worried about the fairy getting covered in mud, but she needn’t have worried. The fairy door is in a separate area and is protected away from the compost and plant. We have the fairy door, which I would recommend up in Aria’s room, so our fairy went for a visit one day to have a sleepover in her room in the fairy house. I love how these sets bring their imagination to life.
We set to work in planting our seeds. Don’t forget that compost is not included in the Fairy Flowerpot set, but is readily available at supermarkets, garden centres, etc. The pot itself is sturdy, but light in weight making it easy to move around and play with. You add in the compost add in some of the mustard seeds, a little sprinkle of water, maybe a little fairy dust and you are good to go. Once we get some better weather, I plan to use the pot outdoors, but for now it’s an indoor plant. You will need a little dish underneath to catch the water that comes out through the drainage. Don’t worry Blossom the Spring fairy won’t get wet. She is protected in her lovely little home.
The good thing about mustard seeds is that they can be used and planted all year round. Outside in the summer and inside in the winter. They grow quickly, which is good for impatient little ones. Not only that, they are edible. Encouraging children to try something new and eat their greens. We planted ours on Monday and you can already see little green shoots coming through within 2 days. Aria is amazed and so excited. It’s the first thing she asks to see in the morning.
Aria and I made a video of setting this up and planting our seeds. What do you think?
I am giving away a Fairy Flowerpot set, why don’t you give it a go and enter. Good luck.
We love this item and will definitely buy more from the series. What is good is that this can be used indoors or outdoors and is suitable for ages 4 years and over. It makes a great gift at £9.99 and allows children to interact with nature and explore imagination play. Little ones love to watch plants grow and it is amazing to see their little faces when that first shoot peeps through. This is available to buy from Interplay.
Disclosure: We received the sample for the purposes of writing this review however all thoughts and opinions remain our own.