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Living Shamrock

Activity for an individual child

Age group: 18-40 months

Duration of activity: 15 minutes

Materials:

  • Kitchen sponge
  • Scissors
  • Water
  • Shallow pie tin
  • Grass seeds

This is a fun gardening activity, but it takes patience to see the result.

  1. Cut the sponge into a shamrock shape.
  2. Fill the pie tin with enough water to cover the bottom. Place the sponge in the water.
  3. Help your child sprinkle the grass seeds onto the wet sponge.
  4. Place the pie tin with the sponge in a sunny place. Keep the sponge moist while the grass is sprouting.
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From The Everything Toddler Activities Book Copyright © 2006, F+W Publications, Inc. Used by permission of Adams Media, an F+W Publications Company. All rights reserved.

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