The first day of October’s Mother Goose Time was about SEEDS! As you can imagine this was exciting for me and prompted my choice in subjects for this month’s Homeschool Blog Series.
We have been planting our fall garden here this past couple weeks. The children love holding, touching, and placing little seeds to sprout. Getting hands on actually growing a plant from seed can be an amazing thing that leads to amazing moments of learning and growth in a child. I remember the children’s faces the first time they tasted fresh green beans right from the plants they grew from tiny tiny little seeds.
This Grow a bean sprout from a seed is great year round. If you do it at the right time of year (Ammmm TODAY if you live in the south like us.)
Try taking a large seed apart and looking at the detail inside the seed. You can get my free 3 part nomenclature seed cards to help your child learn about the parts of a seed.
Build your seed collection, where can you find seeds in your house or on your next walk?
Observe the seeds. Are they big, small? Round? Flat? group seeds by likes and differences. Talk about the plants they grow.
Find more fall fun in our Fall unit study main page and The Homeschool Bloggers Network Fall Series