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Growing Strawberries - life cycle of strawberry plants
Here is an emergent reader text to teach the concept of the life cycle of a plant.
All About Plants Unit...makes teaching easy and fun! :)
"FREE" Animal Cut & Paste Activities - Rachelle Rosenblit - TeachersPayTeache...
LIFE CYCLE OF A BUTTERFLY~ Beautiful photographs that track the stages of a butterfly''s life.
First Grade Parade - Awesome blog! Great anchor charts and ideas for teaching the plant life cycle.
butterfly lifecycle...this would have been great when I did this unit LAST WEEK grrrr...next year!!!
DIY - strawberry planter...
Common Core Informational Text With a Focus on Life Cycles by Trina Dralus at www.teacherspayte... ($)
Plant Life Cycle Worksheet
If you don’t have space for a garden, you still have a few options–they can be grown in pots on a balcony, in flower beds and even hanging baskets. They generally produce fruit for two or three years so you can enjoy them again and again.
Tomato plants like deep watering. Why waste water when you can make a simple reservoir delivery system. Neat idea. The photo says it all.
Dang BPA products. I thought this was a good idea until I read Teresa's comment.
Eric. Just use bpa free bottles
Definitely going to do this but I'm going to leave the cap on, cut off the bottom and invert the bottle. I'm going to put compost in the bottle so the water can take all that good stuff to the plant, too.
Will give it a try. Thanks.