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Egg shells with cress 'hair': a fun activity for kids. Just sow organic seeds directly into seed raising mix & mist with water daily to keep moist. When the cress has grown into sprouts, give the kids a pair of scissors so they can give their grass head guy/gal a 'haircut' (fun way to get them to eat nutritious sprouts too!) | The Micro Gardener

Eggheads with cress hair - NurtureStore

We make these Eggheads with cress hair every year because the kids think they’re so funny. If you get them ready four or five days beforehand they will have grown a full head of hair ready for the Easter weekend – which you can then snip off to enjoy with an egg sandwich. […]

TO GROW BEANS: Place the beans in the sandwich bag with the wet paper towel and seal the bag. The beans will sprout in 3-4 days.

TO GROW BEANS: Place the beans in the sandwich bag with the wet paper towel and seal the bag. The beans will sprout in 3-4 days.

Make prints with fresh picked flowers, a great way to teach kids about different plant and flower varieties.

Flower printing garden art

Go big, go bold, go outdoors and create some beautiful flower printing garden art.

This is great for teaching kids about growing plants using a cd case. Put a few together a week or two before we started our plant unit, and it made a great visual for my first graders. Fantastic idea!!

It's time to spill the beans...

We planted bean plants back in September, but as we approach Spring, many teachers are teaching the plant life cycle and parts of a plants now, so I thought I'd share the method I used, so maybe yo...

Sprouting Seed Activity for Kids

Sprouting Seed Activity

This is a simple sprouting seed activity your kids will love. They will learn that seeds sprout at different rates and how the sprouting process works.

Planting a Rainbow by Lois Elhert is a wonderful book to use for teaching about flowers and colors. The illustrations are bold and bright, perfect for little curious minds. I have always liked this book because you can sit down and dive into it reading each flowers name on every page , or browse it more casually with a younger child simply noting the colors.

Spring Mural - Cooperative Project For Kids - No Time For Flash Cards

Murals are a great cooperative project for kids that will bring creativity to the forefront. Kids enjoy this project because they watch their project grow.

Gardening with kids and the flowers we plant by theeducatorsspinonit: @Amaryah Maiga  We plant flowers for:  Big beautiful bouquets To teach about seed collecting  For the kids to pick and arrange and For the wildlife. (The rule in our house is that if you ask first, then you can pick it.) #Gardens #Flowers #Kids

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You have to add nasturtiums to your list they are pretty, edible, seed collection is fun and easy and they grow so quickly and are super hardy. They are definitely my kiddos favorite! We planted a climbing nasturtium last week - thanks for the suggestion. I can't wait to eat them! There's something…

Gardening with kids is fun and educational. It is a perfect opportunity to teach them about how plants grow into tasty foods. Use these 12 Top Tips for Gardening with Young Children before you start gardening to make your gardening experience a great one for you and your child. #gardening #gardeningwithkids

12 Top Tips for Gardening with Young Children

This is the perfect time of year to get gardening & planting, & a great opportunity to introduce young children to all the discoveries & benefits that gardening has to offer. Here are our 12 Top Tips for Gardening with Young Children. 1. Old clothes are a must just in case things get a little messy. We believe in embracing the mess & encouraging children to be free to explore, wearing old clothes means there are no limits to what can be discovered. 2. Gardening offers so many opportunities…

sprouting seeds in clear plastic gloves for kids

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When I think of Spring…I think of sunshine, singing birds, and flowers!! If you have been planning on starting a garden this year, but need some simple ideas and tips to get it going…here is the perfect way to cheer on your little seedlings and allow your children to be totally involved with the process, …

Teach kids all about plants and water absorption with this Food Color Flowers Experiment. They will be fascinated as they learn the important functions roots and stems!

Food Color Flowers Experiment... Science in Full Bloom!

Explore these fun science projects for kids in your classroom using live flowers and a few products from Dollar Tree.

teaching about plants life cycle ideas

Interactive Plant Biology: A Kid's Guide To The Life Cycle Of A Flower - ProFlowers Blog

Want to learn about flower life cycles? This article contains the facts about flowers in simple context for easy learning. Find your answers here.

Zinnia’s Flower Garden by Monica Wellington is really useful not just about teaching about flowers and gardens, but also about patience and the annual cycle of a garden. Zinnia plants and waits, waters, enjoys her flowers, then they die, she collects the seeds and plans her garden for next year.

Spring Mural - Cooperative Project For Kids - No Time For Flash Cards

Murals are a great cooperative project for kids that will bring creativity to the forefront. Kids enjoy this project because they watch their project grow.

Growing your own sprouts is super easy and WAY cheaper than buying them at the store. Plus, its fun for kids and teaches them about plant growth!

Growing your own sprouts is super easy and WAY cheaper than buying them at the store. Plus, its fun for kids and teaches them about plant growth!

These genetically engineered plants go through the entire plant cycle in 28 days. This is perfect for teaching kids about plants.

Wisconsin Fast Plants of the University of Wisconsin: Homepage

Grow & teach with Wisconsin Fast Plants. Everything you need to know about growing Fast Plants and tried-and-true lessons & experiments: pre-k thru college.