Reuniting Kids w/ Nature

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Reuniting Kids w/ Nature – Germination Rates Experiment

Reuniting Kids w/ Nature – Germination Rates Experiment

MATERIALS:  Old seeds (3-5 varieties), soil, seed starting tray or deep cookie sheet, a window, masking tape and a marker or pen TIME FRAME:  15 - 30 minutes + germination time (3-10 days) PROCEDURE: Fill your seed starting tray or your cookie sheet up with soil. With your finger tip, create a shallow row in the soil for each variety…
Reuniting Kids w/ Nature – Make Your Own Flip Book

Reuniting Kids w/ Nature – Make Your Own Flip Book

SourceMATERIALS: Growth chart (optional), blank paper (printer paper),   scissors, a stapler, markers, crayons or colored pencilsTIME FRAME:15 - 60 minutesPROCEDURE:Take your blank paper, one page at a time, and fold it into eighths (fold it in half, then in half again, then in half again).Once you have several sheets of paper folded into eighths, begin cutting them up on the…
Reuniting Kids w/ Nature – The Living Teepee

Reuniting Kids w/ Nature – The Living Teepee

MATERIALS:  Six 4-5 foot poles, six square feet in your yard or garden, a rubber mallet, twine or sting, beans and or sunflowers, a shovel, compost or garden soil, permission, help from at least one other person TIME FRAME:  60 minutes + growing time PROCEDURE: With permission to dig and help from a friend, pick a spot in your yard…
Reuniting Kids w/ Nature – Growth Chart

Reuniting Kids w/ Nature – Growth Chart

MATERIALS:  Graph paper, a ruler, crayons, markers or colored pencils, plants to measure TIME FRAME:  30 - 60 minutes PROCEDURE: Using your graph paper, label the horizontal axis with time (days or weeks) Label your vertical axis with height (centimeters or inches) If you’d like, you can leave some extra room around your actual chart where you can draw pictures…
Reuniting Kids w/ Nature – Simple Apple Turnover Recipe

Reuniting Kids w/ Nature – Simple Apple Turnover Recipe

INGREDIENTS: 3 large granny smith apples (peeled and cubed) 1 lemon 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 tablespoon  brown sugar 1 teaspoon apple pie spice 1 tablespoon all purpose flour 1 Puff Pastry sheet 1 egg 1 tablespoon water flour for rolling TIME FRAME: 20 minutes prep + 20 minutes cook time PROCEDURE: Sprinkle the counter with flour and place one…
Reuniting Kids w/ Nature – Self-Watering Containers

Reuniting Kids w/ Nature – Self-Watering Containers

Source MATERIALS:  One recycled plastic 2-liter bottles (soda bottles are perfect), cotton string, scissors or an exact-o-knife, soil, seeds TIME FRAME: 30 - 60 minutes PROCEDURE: Carefully poke three holes in the top of your 2-liter plastic bottle Using an exact-o-knife or scissors, carefully cut your bottle in half Flip the top half of your bottle upside down (this is…
Reuniting Kids w/ Nature – Edible Birds Nests

Reuniting Kids w/ Nature – Edible Birds Nests

MATERIALS:  Pretzels, a bar of milk or dark chocolate, your favorite egg shaped candies, a double boiler, wax paper, a cookie sheet, a large mixing bowl. In addition to pretzels, you can also use nuts (almonds, peanuts, cashews, etc), coconut flakes or sunflower seeds, depending on your preferences or allergies. These little nests make great gifts for friends or treats…