Archive for Category: Kids Grow

seed balls

Start Thinking of Spring with Seed Balls

Seed balls are small bundles of seeds, clay, and soil or compost.  Seed balls have actually been around since ancient times! They were rediscovered in the 1930s by the Guerilla Gardening movement as a way to introduce vegetation by simply tossing the seed balls (or, on a large scale,...

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ornaments

Holiday Decorations and Ornaments for the Birds!

Hey kids! When you’re getting ready to give holiday goodies to your friends and family, don’t forget about your feathered friends, the birds! In the winter, there is less food for birds to eat, so they’ll really appreciate it if you fill the trees and shrubs around your house...

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compost

STEAM Kids: Compost in a Cup

For the “Compost in a Cup” experiment, we are going to make a mini composting bin in a cup to show the composting process and how composting can reduce food waste and help the environment. Ingredients and supplies: • 16 oz. cup with holes in the bottom • Pair...

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healthier generation

Sprouting a Healthier Generation: Apple Seeds

Lily Scharnhorst, a student at Fayetteville, enjoyed her Apple Seeds experience. “It was really fun,” she said.  “I loved the people teaching it. They were really nice and helped you understand what was happening. In the program they taught us all about food and how to cook it, cut...

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