Baby Plant Craft
Baby Plant Craft
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"Use old baby food jars for growing grass. Great for seeing how the plant system works, as well as making some very unique table decorations."

Time to CompleteUnder 30 minutes

MaterialsNature Crafts, Recycled Crafts

Age GroupToddlers, Preschool & Kindergarten, Elementary School

Materials List

  • Old, clean baby food jar
  • Peat moss
  • Grass seed
  • Water
  • Poster marker

Great for science lessons too!


  1. Moisten peat moss.

  2. Fill baby food jar about half way with wet peat moss.

  3. Sprinkle grass seed liberally in jar. Stop when it appears to be about 50% covered in seed on the surface.

  4. Place jar in sunny area and keep moistened. Wait about 7 days for grass to fully grow.

  5. Optional: Write a message on the jar with a poster marker.

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