Google Eyed Recycled Planters

Summer is about playing outside, going to the pool and planting flowers.  So we created a fun project, Google Eyed Recycled Planters, that you can start anytime this summer.  We recycled plastic containers to use as our pots, found rocks from the lake we were camping at and bought $0.99 seeds at the local Home Depot.  So lets help our environment and recycle, reuse and repurpose old items for new ones.     Items you will need to get started Continue reading

4H class – end year

I am so sad but Friday was our last 4H class for this year, unfortunately all the college  kids have to go back home.  So this mean we will have time for candy science and magic school bus science, YEA! So this week I stayed with the younger kids and they learned about birds.  They asked and answered these very interesting questions: What makes a bird a bird? What is each feather used for? What Continue reading

4H bird beaks – like what utensil

They learned about birds….. What is a bird Drew a perfect bird Learned anatomy of a bird All about feathers, all the different types, and what they are used for They talked about what makes a bird different, like… Predictor, color, environment, beak, tail shape The big kids played a game…. The kids moved to each table,  they tried to get the food with the tool they started with,  some of the tools worked great Continue reading

Duck tape Tuesday

Duck Tape Tuesday started with the girls making stuff with duck tape today. We went to Barnes and Noble last night and bought two really cool books on how to make things out of duck tape. Our favorite book was “Tape It & Make It” because the pictures and directions were super easy to follow. Hugs made a flower out of a straw and 4 different colors of duck tape. Munchy wrapped 2 spray bottles with Continue reading