Try this hands-on activity with your preschooler -- show him how plants grow.
- Shallow dish of water
- Potting soil
- Your preschooler will be fascinated to see how plants grow from seeds or cuttings.
- Soak seeds from an orange, apple, grapefruit, lemon, or lime in water for a day or two.
- Fill several planters with potting soil and place three or four seeds in each one about half an inch deep.
- Water the seeds, place the pots in a sunny spot, and watch for the green shoots to grow.
- You can try plantings seeds in a pattern or shape: a letter, number, square, or circle.
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