Pollinating Plants... With Kool-aid?!? Sometimes teaching about plants can be difficult to make it hands on without an actual plant. Sometimes as much as I wish I did I just don't have a green thumb. That doesn't stop me from finding some way to make it engaging and hands-on for the kiddos! One way that I do this is by teaching children about the life cycle of plants. When I teach about the life cycle we take a pause and discuss pollination. I pull out the cotton balls cupcake cups and kool-...
Plant Light Maze DIY. Have you ever noticed how plants grow toward the light? Build this simple light maze, and watch the plant grow around the obstacles to reach the light! Try experimenting with different mazes and see how the plant reacts. Can your plant complete its maze? outdoors. summer. garden. kids. easy. vegetable. science. projects. experiments. ideas. flower. herb. design. container. tips.