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IGG GROW: Compulsory Challenge 01

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Description

Plant something, take it home and watch it grow(Sprout house)

Resources

Sprout House Template
Ziploc plastic bags
Cotton Wool
Mung Bean Seeds
Stapler
Colours

Instructions

Introduction
The Ladybirds can plant seeds and watch them grow.
Leaders Notes
Soak the seeds overnight, this will help them sprout sooner
Instructions
1. Colour the Sprout House
2. Use 6/8 Cotton wool balls, wet them and place into the Ziploc
bag
3. Gently place your seeds on top of the cotton wool.
4. Zip the bag shut and staple it to the sprout house
5. Tape the House to a window that gets lots of light and watch
your seeds “sprout”
6. You can unzip the bag to add some water, if you notice the
cotton wool is drying out.
Debrief/Discussion
Ladybird can bring in their Sprout houses the following week to see
what progress they have made.
Can we plant the sprouts out doors?
Yes, when they are big and strong enough.
Attachment /Template need for activity? Yes

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