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Sustainable Holiday Gifting: Cultivating Lifelong Skills and Memories

Nov 22, 2023

Hey there, fellow parents and homeschoolers! Let's talk about holiday gifting and why it's time to shake things up. We all know that typical gifts often end up as plastic clutter or forgotten junk. And kids are sometimes excited at first but then quickly bored with it. But what if we could give our kids something more? Something that teaches them valuable skills, fosters healthy habits, and creates memories that last a lifetime.

I want to share with you the power of choosing gifts that go beyond the material and make a real impact on your children's lives, not just for the holidays but even for birthdays or any other occasion that you want to make an impression with a gift. 

I saw this video on one of these social platforms the other day, a mom talking about a "yes day" as a gift. A whole entire day of the mom saying yes to anything the kids want to do! I thought what a fantastic idea! Gifts that offer experiences are often the best gifts in my opinion. A gift doesn't even have to be an object. It can be as simple as a promise of an experience. Of course she laid ground rules for this gift! The requests couldn't be for anything illegal or dangerous, the impact could only last for that day (no asking for poppies for example), they had a budget limit for it . Etc. But they had such a great time and surprisingly things the kids asked for and wanted the most were simple and easy to say yes to!

Even if you want your gift to be an object, something you could wrap in a beautiful paper and place under the tree (which is totally valid and awesome) it still could be something that provides an experience. I'm talking about gifts like cooperative board games, opportunities for spending time together, and in my obviously biased opinion, gifts that nurture a love for gardening, sustainable living, environmental stewardship, and life-long healthy habits.

Imagine the joy on your little one's face as they unwrap a gift that sparks their curiosity and creativity. Whether it's a gardening kit, a cooking class, or an eco-friendly DIY project, these gifts have the potential to shape your child's future in the most beautiful way.

And here's the exciting part – I've got some for you to choose from. Every year for the holidays, we bring Oasis Box, the gardening subscription club for kids, as a One-time gift option! This specially curated gift box is all about inspiring your kids to explore the wonders of gardening and embrace a sustainable lifestyle. It's a gift that keeps on giving, nurturing their connection to nature and the world around them.

Our Oasis Box One-time Gift Option is perfect way to bring the magic of gardening right to their doorstep, month after month, without any subscription hassle.

So, what's the scoop on the Oasis Boxes? Each box is like a treasure trove, filled with themed, colorful, and engaging step-by-step growing guides, organic and/or heirloom seeds, soil, pots, and other supplies to kickstart their gardening adventure. But wait, there's more! The educational booklet, themed coloring paper, cut-out garden-talk cards, and other games will keep them entertained and learning. Plus, each box comes with surprises like gardening tools and gadgets to make the experience even more exciting!


Here's how this amazing gift works:

On December 1st, we'll send a cute Gift Card to your address, which you can present at your holiday celebrations. Then, starting in January, the kids will receive the monthly Oasis Boxes at their address, just like our regular club members. We ship on the 17th of each month, ensuring a timely and delightful delivery.


Gift 3 Oasis Boxes:

With this option, you'll receive a cute popup gift card to present to the kids at your holiday celebration. Starting in January, they will receive 1 Oasis Box per month for the 3 months of January, February, and March.


Gift 6 Oasis Boxes:

Opt for this option to receive a popup gift card for the kids at your holiday celebration. Starting in January, they will receive 1 Oasis Box per month for the 6 months of January, February, March, April, May, and June.

And you've got more choices: 

All of our Cooperative Gardening Board Games are on sale for the holidays.

This holiday season, let's give the gift of growth, learning, and fun with our Oasis Box One-time Gift Option. Don't miss out on these incredible offers! Hurry, the gift options are available only until November 27th. Let's inspire the next generation to connect with nature and cultivate a love for sustainable living. Get ready to see their excitement grow with each monthly delivery!