This classic tale of a seed's journey by Eric Carle is a great addition to any home library.
It gives us a glimpse into the life of a seed, what happens through the seasons. It is a good reminder to persevere amidst difficulties in life too!
- Where can we find seeds?
- What happened to the seeds that fell in different places?
- Do you know of any fruit that has seeds?
- What seasons do you know? What's special about each season?
Suggested extension activities:
- Grow and chart the life cycle of a green bean plant
- Press flowers
- Collect blue pea flowers to add color to rice
- Do a science experiment: Add hot water to blue pea flowers, what do you get? Next squeeze a few drops of lemon juice into it, what happens?
Suitable for ages 4-6