By day 6 the cress had grown fully and it was time to give it a hair cut! Also a great way to sneak in some scissor skills in a fun and creative way, and something that Cakie is just beginning to show a real interest in too.
The little cress heads looked rather the worse for wear after their “shearing” by the toddler hairdresser, but they still managed to smile!
And we were left with a whole bowl full of cress to eat in our salad!
- science: investigate how plants grow, grow plants from seed, learn that a plant needs light and water to grow
- maths: talk about growing from small to big, measure growth and height, make comparisons
- phse: take care of another living thing, learn responsibility
- literacy: begin to recognise graphemes and significant letters from own name