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Potato Cress heads

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Make a monster from a potato with the growing cress forming hair, spines etc


Per young person: 1 potato, 3 drawing pins, 2 cocktail sticks, 1 sheet or more of
kitchen roll or cotton wool


Instructions - Cut a hollow from the top of each potato
- Add 2 drawing pins for eyes, and one for a nose
- Cut 2 cocktail sticks in half, push one pointed end into each corner for legs.
- Moisten squares of kitchen towel or cotton wool and put in the hollow, add cress seed
- Keep watered, stand back and watch it grow hair or spines

Additional Information You may want to cut the hollow in the potato before the meeting.


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