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Lentil Sprouts

As plants are beginning to sprout, there are some that are enjoyed in dishes, in sprout form. Let your children grow their own Lentil sprouts to try. For this project you will need: dried lentils Water cheese cloth quart jar … Continue reading

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Egg Head Pals

EGG HEADS For this project you will need: Empty Eggshell (A potato will work, too, but will not last as long, unless it starts to sprout and then it can be planted.) grass seed (rye grass and cress grows quickly) … Continue reading

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Peek-A-Boo In The Garden!

I went out, armed with the camera, and noticed something peeking through the dirt on one of my straw bales! Yes, that is a little red potato. Even with all of the trials in the garden this year, I am … Continue reading

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Surprises in the Garden!

I am forty-three years old, and every year of my life I have watched seeds turn to plants.  I have a feeling that no matter how old I may live to be, I will experience the same things every year: … Continue reading

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Grow a Bean as a Science Lesson- Update

This is an update on our bean plants.  March 28 There are three that have sprouted and some green is beginning to develop.  The fourth seems to be rotting.  This is a common occurrence in this experiment.  It is still … Continue reading

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Seed Packet Lessons

Seed Packet Lessons   This lesson covers science skills of classifying and predicting, graphing, sorting, seed planting.  It covers Math skills of graphing, sorting, counting, functions with whole numbers.  Language arts skills of communication. For this lesson, you will need … Continue reading

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