The kids loved watching bean seeds sprout. We put five beans in a ziploc bag with a folded wet paper towel. The bags were taped to our classroom window (with names written in permanent marker). Of course we also read "Jack and the Beanstalk

The kids loved watching bean seeds sprout. We put five beans in a ziploc bag with a folded wet paper towel. The bags were taped in the classroom window (with names written in permanent marker). Of course we also read "Jack and the Beanstalk

What a fun way to use a colander. Fine motor activity for spring at preschool.

Spring Flower Fine Motor Tray Activity

Tops and Bottoms by Janet Stevens from First Grade Fever! This would be great for teaching the different types of roots

First Grade Fever!: Lil Garden Cuties & a Freebie! To be used with the book Tops & Bottoms by Janet Stevens

Try this science experiment with children over the course of several days. Fill up 4 vases with different coloured water and put 1 white carnation in each one. Watch the flowers over the next four days change to the colour of the water.

Love this classic color changing flower experiment for kids! White carnations or daisies with food color. Water will soak up and color flowers. Learn how flowers "drink" water

Beans Display, classroom display, class display, Plants, flowers, growth, growing, planting, watering, sun, Early Years (EYFS), KS1 & KS2 Primary Resources

Beans Display, classroom display, class display, Plants, flowers, growth, growing, planting, watering, sun, Early Years (EYFS), KS1 & KS2 Primary Resources

showing water moving through plants.... WAY cooler than the typical white carnations or celery!!

showing water moving through plants. WAY cooler than the typical white carnations or celery! All u do is get water and add food coloring and put the in


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Sensory bin for The Enormous Turnip. Seeds, lentils, radishes and a turnip. The kids love it! Use a tub with a lid to avoid enticing mice!

As part of the 'Growth' topic, Nursery read the story 'The Enormous Turnip'. This sensory tub is a great way to encourage speaking and listening while retelling the story.

outdoors or indoors' investigation table with a leaf cover from IKEA

Set up a "Nature Table" to display all the treasures found on nature hikes. great for scientific observations. {The large leaf is from IKEA.} Smith nature walks might be great to fill up your science center

Gardening Themed Classroom {Ideas, Photos, Tips, and More}

Garden role-play area - could keep structure and change into post office, vet, dr, fire station to link in with community theme

Kindergarten: Holding Hands and Sticking Together: Five for Friday! August 23

so I love this for a Science/Language Arts connection. Jack and The Beanstalk. soak the beans overnight so they swell and sprout more quickly. Plant in soil, insert wooden skewer with castle and clouds (cotton balls) attached at top.

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