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Some Plant Themed Ideas

Some Plant Themed Ideas

Over the past couple of weeks we have been doing lots of plant-themed projects. Here are some of my favorites. 1. Silk Flowers in the Sensory Table I filled our sensory table with potting soil, added some shovels and flowers pots, and let the children “plant” silk flowers. 2. Bottle Print Flowers We used recycled plastic bottles to make flowers. Then we drew a little stem on each flower. 3. Sprouting Seeds Each of the students put a seed in…

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Seed Mosaics

Seed Mosaics

I found this idea for seed mosaics at teachpreschool.org. The children filled small, round plastic lids with white glue.  When their lid was full of glue, they placed a variety of bean seeds in it.   Next, we painted the seeds.  The children realized that they could swirl the paint in the glue to make a pretty pattern.  We set them on a tray to dry. The drying took about a week but when they were finally ready, we peeled them…

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Planting Beans

Planting Beans

We have been reading books about seeds and plants. Our favorite right now is Ten Seeds by Ruth Brown. The book shows how the seeds produce roots and then stems and leaves. Yesterday wwe planted our own bean seeds in plastic bags. This way when the roots and stems appear we will be able to see them. We started with a paper towel and a bean seeds.  The children sprayed their paper towels with water until they were pretty wet. …

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