Sweet Potato Vine


  • Sweet potato
  • Toothpicks
  • Glass of water
  • String


  1. Stick three toothpicks in the sides of an old sweet potato.
  2. Set it in a glass of water with the toothpicks resting on the rim of the glass.
  3. The water should just cover the tip of the sweet potato.
  4. Put the glass in a place where the vine will get filtered sunlight.
  5. Pin up some strings so the plant can climb.


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

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