Watch it Grow!

Have fun planting seeds and watching them grow!


  • Beans
  • Soil
  • Small Paper Cup
  • Spray Bottle
  • Water

Age-appropriate Adaptations:

  • Two-year-olds—Give child spoon to put soil in cup along with the bean and use a spray bottle to water plant daily.
  • Three-year-olds—Engage your child in the process of planting the bean, show them pictures of a plant growing, and have your child water it each day.
  • Four-/Five-year-olds—While planting the bean have a discussion with your child about what plants need to grow and give them the job of remembering to water their plant each day.

Skills Supported: science and sensory, following simple steps, teaching responsibility