- for shared reading, we learned the song, The Seed. It goes to the tune of, I'm a Little Teapot. The kids added illustrations in the boxes of the page for their, "I Can Read!" books. Here's a PDF for you to use: The Seed
- we planted bean seeds in clear plastic cups, pushing the seeds in along the sides of the cup. That way, it's easy to see them as they sprout. Did you know that you can use the dry beans that you buy at the grocery store as seeds? I always used to go out and buy actual seed packets, until a colleague told me that the cooking ones will grow, as well. Much cheaper!
- after reading several Barbara Reid books, we made out own Plasticine garden pictures.
Sunday, 22 June 2014
During our last few weeks of school, we've been working on a 'Growing Things' theme. Here are a few of the activities we did: