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Grow your own necklace! This kit contains materials for your students to plant a seed in a jewel bag attached to yarn, thus creating a “living necklace.” Given time and water, the necklace will be alive with a growing sprout in a few days. An excellent activity for teaching plant growth requirements. Kit includes: yarn, cotton ball, bean seed and plastic bag. Click here for lesson plan. Please check the book out separately.

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Pancakes, Pancakes!

Eric Carle

Pancakes, Pancakes! by children’s author and artist Eric Carle is about a boy named Jack who wakes up hungry and wants some pancakes for breakfast. BUT, first Jack has to gather wheat from the farmer, flour from the miller, eggs from the chickens, and milk from the cow. The companion book to the Breakfast Relay lesson plan and the Breakfast Relay Kit. Please check the kit out separately.

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Who Grew My Soup?

Tom Darbyshire

Who Grew My Soup? is a delightful story about a boy named Phineas who declares he won’t eat his soup until he knows where it came from. The companion book to the Give Me Five! lesson plan and the Give Me Five! Kit. Please check the kit out separately.

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Apples to Oregon

Deborah Hopkinson

This book is based on the true story of Henderson Luelling, who in 1837 brought his family of ten, plus 700 of his best fruit trees and berry bushes, over the Oregon Trail to the Portland area. His was the first nursery in the state. A great way for teacher’s to celebrate Oregon’s 150th birthday. The companion book to the Growing Bracelets lesson plan and the Growing Bracelets Kit. Please check the kit out separately.

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Oh Say Can You Seed?

Bonnie Worth

I’m the Cat in the Hat, and I think that you need to come take a look at this thing called a seed. This non-fiction book introduces beginning readers to seeds and plant life cycles. The companion book to the Living Necklace lesson plan and the Living Necklace Kit. Please check the kit out separately.

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‘Til the Cows Come Home

Jodi Icenoggle

The author lassos a traditional Jewish folktale, "The Button Story", sets it in the American West, and rigs it up with tongue-tingling cowboy language to create an engaging story.

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Seed, Soil, Sun

Cris Peterson

Seed. Soil. Sun. With these simple ingredients, nature creates our food. This beautifully written book by Cris Peterson, brings both wonder and clarity to the subject of agriculture, celebrating the cycle of growth, harvest, and renewal. The photography that conveys this story is a perfect fit for this story. The companion book to the Seed, Soil, Sun lesson plan and the Seed, Soil, Sun Kit. Please check the kit out separately.

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The Beeman

Laurie Krebs, Valerie Cis

Told from the viewpoint of a child whose Grandpa is a beekeeper, this rhyming text offers an accessible and engaging introduction to the behavior of bees, including: where they live, how honey is made, and what a beekeeper does. The companion book to the Busy Bees lesson plan and the Busy Bees Kit. Please check the kit out separately.

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The Tree Farmer

Chuck Leavell

A Grandson confronts his Grandfather, a tree farmer, about how he can grow trees with so much love and care, only to cut them down. But as they walk together through the trees, they discover the majesty of the forest and enjoy the life journey of each tree. The Tree Farmer takes young readers on a magical journey through the forest, in a tale of the gifts of trees and our responsibility to care for trees, generation to generation. The companion book to The Gift of Trees lesson plan and The Gift of Trees Kit. Please check the kit out separately from the book.

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Seed, Soil, Sun describes the miraculous process of air and water combining with seeds, soil and sunlight to create nearly all the food we eat. Students will be captivated by the amazing photographs and clear writing in this book. Click here for the lesson plan. If you would like the book, please check it out separately.

Please put the number of students in your class in the quantity section at checkout to ensure the correct number of supplies gets to you. This lesson is done in groups of 4-5 students.

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