Growing Carrot Tops- Sensory Plant Area

Growing Carrot Tops, used to reinforce an ongoing 'garden/growing' theme

planting in CD cases - brilliant idea

using old cd cases to grow beans. Then can use a sharpie or dry erase marker to label parts of the plant for older kids. Such a cool take on the old lima beans in a baggie trick.

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A great way for kids to watch a seed grow. Lots of other kid-friendly gardening ideas, too. A great way for kids to watch a seed grow. Lots of other…

Chn constructed their own flower. This activity lasted a number of sessions. First the chn constructed it. Then they added the leaves to talk about what a flower needs to grow and lastly they labelled the flower

This activity lasted a number of sessions. Then they added the leaves to talk about what a flower needs to grow and lastly they labelled the flower


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We named and talked about the different fruits and vegetables, and wondered if they looked the same inside. We then opened them up - the children loved scooping out the seeds and then chopping the fruit and vegetables up! Lots of opportunity to develop language and KUW.

We named and talked about the different fruits and vegetables, and wondered if…

Beans and flower pots counting activity

Beans and Flower Pots Counting Activity

Start with one "magic" bean taped to the bottom along with an invitation to draw what it would become. Lovely! Reading Jack in the Beanstalk together would be a nice rainy day addition to this project.

When Hollin woke up on this lovely rainy day, a long sheet of paper with a dried bean glued to the bottom was waiting for her.

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