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.
Math wall---"How Tall am I?" Flower Sprouts with the kids' names on the flowers. This would be great as a beginning and end of the year activity! I can just imagine how much the kids would giggle over their comparisons :-)
How many triangles can you make with 9 sticks? Or older kids, Who can use these 9 sticks to make the most triangles? Kids can reinforce geometry and critical thinking skills through creating various shapes with sticks.
fairy soup - happy hooligans - outdoor sensory activities for kids. This is also a free activity you could consider mentioning to parents; a trip to the local park and then play at home. Also called a messy mixture, or "perfume making"