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Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert
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* Planting a Rainbow is a delightful book that will show
children the wonderful process of growing a garden and recognizing
the colors of the rainbow. They
will delight in the colorful and simple pictures as they
"travel" from picking flower bulbs in the fall, buying
seeds and seedlings and how a garden is planned. Then they
will see the bulbs sprout and the seeds germinate, and in the end
they create a beautiful rainbow of flowers. They learn about
different flowers by their colors and how water, soil, and sun are
necessary for plants to grow.
* Plan for a visit to garden center or plant nursery later
in the week and see if you can identify some of the flowers in the
book. Touch, smell and identify plants.
* Visit My
First Garden: Plan a garden together, this can be a small arrangement of
small pots in a porch, or a small indoor garden as well.
* Learn about the colors of the rainbow, how primary color mix to
obtain secondary colors and more in the rainbow
*Review learning themes in the materials column that relate to
this book activity.
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