Jamie Oliver has convinced us to revolutionize the way we cook. Getting the kids in on the act is the next step toward a healthier lifestyle. For lil ones who take their cues from Elmo, Zoe, and the gang, rather than the Obama administration, Sesame Street's new gardening kits may be just the motivation tots need to grow and eat fresh foods. The "My First Garden Kits," including Cookie's watermelons, Bert and Ernie's peppers, Big Bird's sunflowers, Abby Cadabby's pumpkins, Ernie's garden beans, and Elmo's tomato seeds ($6 each) are available exclusively at Lowe's stores and include preschool level information about nutrition, as well as seeds, planter pots, soil pods, stakes, and stickers. If Cookie Monster can trade his treats in for watermelons, maybe your tyke can too.
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