Growing Plants


Materials

  • Seeds
  • Shallow dish of water
  • Planters
  • Potting soil

Directions

  1. Your preschooler will be fascinated to see how plants grow from seeds or cuttings.
  2. Soak seeds from an orange, apple, grapefruit, lemon, or lime in water for a day or two.
  3. Fill several planters with potting soil and place three or four seeds in each one about half an inch deep.
  4. Water the seeds, place the pots in a sunny spot, and watch for the green shoots to grow.
  5. You can try plantings seeds in a pattern or shape: a letter, number, square, or circle.

Copyright © 1998 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Preschooler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

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