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Book Activity: The Empty Pot

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I’m a Little Seed

You can never really have too many songs and fingerplays, can you?  So here’s another one that is kid-tested and approved!  Sing to the tune of “I’m a Little Teapot”.

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I'm a Little Seed

You can never really have too many songs and fingerplays, can you?  So here’s another one that is kid-tested and approved!  Sing to the tune of “I’m a Little Teapot”.

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Five Little Seeds…..A Fingerplay

  Use pictures with this fingerplay, or let children play the role of the seeds if you wish, but it works just as well with the five little fingers at the end of your arm!

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Seeds of Thought

I was thinking recently about how much I enjoy teaching the topic of seeds and plants to preschoolers.  There’s something powerfully gratifying and awe-inspiring about awakening and cultivating life that attracts young and old alike.  Planning around the theme of plants and … Continue reading

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See Through Seed Gardens

As a seed germinates and grows, it is hard for children to understand what goes on beneath that mystic cover of soil.  Of course you can sprout bean seeds in a plastic bag (just drop in a wet paper towel … Continue reading

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