Sproutside at the Flint Children's Museum

To inspire a love for learning and awaken imagination through exploration and hands on play.

Pet Plants

on May 18, 2013

Pet Plants

Yesterday our visitors made “Pet Plants” to take home. They could choose from a sunflower, green bean, or radish seed to plant. Taking care of a plant can be like taking care of a pet – you need to make sure it has everything it needs to grow big and strong. Join us later this summer to adopt your own pet plant: May 22nd, May 30th, June 5th, June 8th, June 19th, and June 27th.

We used sunflower seeds from the head of a flower that we grew last year! When asked what they thought it was, kids had many interesting ideas such as turtle or beehive. Such great imaginations!

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