Plants and Seeds

We have just 4 days left until we are done for the year! I don’t have much for you – I guess I’ve been a slacker in taking pictures these last few weeks. 

We did our unit on plants a few weeks ago. I don’t have many pictures … sorry!  Here are a few that I had on my computer:

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We did this fun painting project during free choice time at the art center. The kids just dipped a plastic cup in paint and then added the petals with a q-tip.  They just used a marker to add the stem, leaves, and grass.  Later in the week we measured the flowers with unifix cubes.  This project was inspired by an idea from Kim Adsit.

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This writing project is one of my favorites of the year!  We read the book My Garden by Kevin Henkes, and the kids create their own gardens.  Love their creativity and imaginations!

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Here are our cute little flower pots that we made.  It might be hard to see in the picture, but I cut up little squares of tissue paper and the children glued it to their cups (they painted it on with a mixture of glue and water).  I only used primary colors so the children could see the color mixing.  The signs came from Kim Adsit’s plant unit.

I’ll be back tomorrow with some pictures from my beach/summer unit! I forgot to snap pics on Friday!

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7 comments:

  1. Love this! My students just planted their marigolds into our garden! They have worked so hard from seed to garden and are so proud!
    Blessings,

    Jessica Stanford
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  2. I can't wait to check out your packet. Looks fabulous.

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  3. I am making your Fun at the Beach centers right now! They are wonderful!
    Thanks
    tonia
    Mrsvento.blogspot

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  5. What a nice way to end the year. The painted flowers are adorable. Renee

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  6. The painted flowers are great! I love them!!
    ~Jen

    Jen's Kinder Kids
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