The kids loved watching bean seeds sprout. We put five beans in a ziploc bag with a folded wet paper towel. The bags were taped in the classroom window (with names written in permanent marker). Of course we also read "Jack and the Beanstalk
All ages gelatin sensory play! Great activity for young siblings to play together. From Fun at Home with Kids /// plain (no sugar) gelatin plus something to make it smell good! and food coloring - make an ocean, a lake, a savannah, bury things.