Use simple items to create a kindergarten "grow box" that lets a kid see just how salad plants send down their roots and grow underground.
Your child can use Styrofoam, green paint and toothpicks to create her own cactus plant sculpture.
Make your own greenhouse - out of a balloon! Your child will learn how greenhouses work as she plants radish seeds and watches them grow.
Baking these fun cookies will introduce your child to the concept of cross-sections.
With this hands-on activity, kids will learn what it takes to foster seedlings into full-grown plants, all in a regular old soda bottle!
Use simple materials to build a "worm hotel" with your kindergarten soil scientist...and see what worms really do all day.
Give your child a chance to experiment with how things grow. And throw in something extra to up the fun factor even more...her very own grass pet!
With just a few ordinary household items, you can make a creative bouquet together, and have a great time learning about plant biology in the process!
Color in this diagram to see how a tree works and to better understand how many plants transport their "food".