kids playhouse plans
If you're searching for kids' playhouse plans, look no further — this whimsical cob building provides an inexpensive child's oasis with a natural cooling system.
Sometimes less is more as parents will appreciate with Crafty Kids Playhouses™ two new a-durable cardboard craft models – a pint-sized space shuttle and cozy cottage. Award-winning Crafty Kids has scaled down its playhouses to about 1/3 their original sizes and about 2/3 their price tag!
Find free plans for your green home.
Build a simple do-it-yourself small barn or shed to house livestock, garden tools and machinery.
A playhouse can be a physical structure or a place to escape to in your imagination. Tell us about your favorite playhouse.
Want fresh cider? Make your own cider press using these free plans.
Of all the baby animals born on the farm — the chicks, lambs, puppies, calves — the goat kids are in a class of their own. Racing, playing, causing mischief, find out what makes kids so much fun and so invigorating to watch.
Second in a series of blog posts about how to convert a lawn mower or other gasoline small engine to run on propane.
Steve explains how he and his 11 year old son grew a crop of wheat entirely by hand, and why this is something you should try, too.
After finding some basic online building plans, the next step to getting a future home built is to find a designer to draw the house plans.
California’s Kings Canyon school district recently debuted a new electric bus that will cut diesel emissions and help student health.
Shouldn't our kids' lunches be determined by nutritional value, not special interests?
So, while I’m making mead, tanning skins and staring out at the weird weather, two of my pregnant goat does are having a race to see who will deliver first.
Thoughts, experiences, and tips after a season of mowing with the propane-powered lawnmower.
No one had ever attempted to set a land speed record for gasification vehicles so Beaver Energy was the first.
Learn how to teach your kids to ride a bike. It's simple: Use a scooter.
A new Campaign for Safe Cosmetics report reveals traces of lead and other heavy metals in children’s face paints.
What to look for in a buck, and how to choose a herdsire.
The third and last part in choosing a herdsire.
Guard donkeys and a good pen for nighttime can be vital to protecting new lambs and kids, especially with coyotes on the prowl. Find out how all it takes is one small mistake to produce fatal consequences on the farm.
Kids get to have fun, learn about gardneing and start veggie seeds at the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR in Puyallup, Wash.
Kids enjoy scoops of fresh-made ice cream in the Treehouse Club at the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR
Whether you’re a teacher, parent, school administrator, or homeschooler, you might be interested in some of these online resources related to environmental education and green curricula. Most of these websites are related to K-12 education.
All things good accomplished with some old lumber and a nice summer day.
The summer days are getting longer, and so is the list of barn chores! Goats are kidding, cows are arriving, and a dream of having a raw milk dairy is becoming tangible.
Overdue does, goats with bloody milk, harried milkmaids... Oh where does it end?! Life isn't ALWAYS roses in the goat life; sometimes it does leave you tired frustrated.
A beginning farmer realizes that time may be the farm's most important commodity.
No babies yet, so a few anecdotes about Angora kidding,labor
If you want to build a passive solar house, you’ll need to spend time upfront carefully considering your house plans. Here’s how one couple worked with a contractor and a designer to draw up and then finalize their small home plans with energy efficiency and lifestyle in mind.
Blogger Crystal Stevens discusses her time working at a nature-based summer camp for kids.
Protect children's health and the environment by choosing responsibly made toys that are free of lead and other toxins.
Popcorn is easy to grow and makes an attractive and delicious alternative to sweet corn, especially in a small garden. Kids will love the cute little ears, and adults will treasure the superior flavor of homegrown popcorn. Plant in late spring.
Kids Konserve provides solutions for packing waste-free lunches.
A listing of companies that offer green dwellings in the form of modular, prefab, manufactured, compact, or mobile structures. These days, many such options are available that are not only green, but also beautiful, well-made, and often low-cost.
Turn low value plastic trash into valuable building blocks with a $300 homemade press. Free plans for a hand operated press are available. A mechanized version could be made by converting a log splitter.
Homegrown vegetables are a lesson for kids in where food comes from.
Simran Sethi explores resolutions for healthy eating and offers a resource, The Cleaner Plate Club.