Feeling the Garden


R was 15 months old at the time of this activity


The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss – R enjoyed sitting in my lap and listening to, “The Carrot Seed”. Whether you consider this book about faith, determination, or perseverance, it’s a wonderful read!


1. Painting Pots


Painting on different surfaces is fun! Today R painted a clay pot. I was impressed by her ability to hold the pot in one hand and paint it at the same time with the other. Since we used non-toxic washable Crayola paints (my daughter still has a tendency to put things in her mouth) for the pot, the paint didn’t show up very well. If you want the colours to be really bright, I suggest using acrylic paints.


Extension Activities:
a. Once the paint dries, use a black permanent marker to add details. I added details on R’s pot.

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