growing lima beans in a cd case to see the entire growth of the plant
The kids loved watching bean seeds sprout. We put five beans in a ziploc bag with a folded wet paper towel. The bags were taped to our classroom window (with names written in permanent marker). Of course we also read "Jack and the Beanstalk
Science for Kids: Observing Plant Growth Using Bulbs
Science for Kids: Observing Plant Growth with Bulbs (with a FREE printable observation sheet!)~ Buggy and Buddy
My Little Sprout House
Grow seeds in a homemade little sprout house greenhouse. Super fun science for kids!
Fall Harvest / Thanksgiving Theme - How to grow sweet potato slips: Need jars, toothpicks, and sweet potatoes
Dancing raisins activities. Lots of fun experiments. I have done this experiment, and seen the entire class become silent out of curiosity. It is a great engagement piece for a lesson, and it can be hands on if you ask for volunteers!
Science - Open up the pumpkin, add a little soil and water, and watch the seeds (which are already inside the pumpkin) grow. // FUN - need to remember this for next year!
Grow a Crystallized Rainbow. Awesome science for kids.
Grow your own crystal Christmas tree: fun science experiment for kids for the holidays.
Jack and The Beanstalk... soak the beans overnight so they swell and sprout more quickly. Plant in soil, insert wooden skewer with castle and clouds (cotton balls) attached at top!!! Too cool! AMAZING! Defo use for Castle/Fairytale topic