Munchkins and Mayhem

Munchkins & Mayhem

A Kids Crafts Blog

Saturday, January 10, 2015

National Plant Appreciation Day of Play

Devote the day to celebrate the household plant with this fun day of play.

Start the day by drawing a cute face on a bowl with sharpies and then plant some sprouts for a fun way to start to celebrate national plant day.  Oh crafts shares the details.

Get the instructions here:

Next, study how water travels through a stalk of celery by placing a stalk of celery into water mixed with food coloring.  The color will slowly travel through the stalk.

Next, learn about the parts of a plant with gloria fuertes kids blog.  She doesn't provide a template, but does provide ideas for how to create labels and parts.

Get the instructions here:

Next, take a break for a fun cucumber flower snack, with a celery stalk stem and cherry center from highlands ranch.

Get the instructions here:

After the snack, learn more about the parts of a plant with a short video from brain pop jr, which also has a link to more ideas for activities:

Finally, follow a seed's journey Eric Carle style with his book The Tiny Seed.  Check it out from the library of find it on Amazon.

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