• Starlynn Myers

    Buy a few pots for my boys to paint, plant flowers, and watch them grow. Keep a journal about what they see.

  • Connie Jackson

    Decorate pots then plant seeds. Have kids journal observations. Spring project.

  • Tommie Wienand

    Simple way to celebrate Earth Day by painting pots and planting seeds!

  • Kathryn Stephens

    Paint cheap flower pots, plant things and observe growth - great preschool activity

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