April 27, 2010
My class planted bulbs in little peat pots and covered them with plastic wrap until they sprouted shoots and roots. We read and wrote about springtime and brought this spring activity to life. We are so often tempted to skip these fun projects while striving to cover the curriculum. One of my first graders made the extra time and money I spent on it worthwhile when he hugged his newly sprouted bulbs and exclaimed, "This is the BEST day of my LIFE!