An introduction to gardening
What You Need:
- Sunflower seeds
- Plastic cups (cardboard egg carton or recycled food containers)
- Spray bottle
- Scoop to transfer soil to cup
What To Do:
- Encourage your child to scoop the soil into the cup. Fill to ¾ of the cup.
- Poke 2 holes in the soil.
- Place a seed in each hole and cover the seeds with soil.
- Spray the soil with water (this can be done daily).
- As the plant grows (it usually takes a few days for a small sprout to appear), talk about how the plant is growing.
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