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Bread Making with Books

Bread is one of the most common foods around the world. It’s a food that connects people across time, geography, and culture. Children can easily help make bread and nothing compares to the aroma of it baking in the oven. Learn about bread through these

How do plants “drink” water?

Have you ever been curious about how plants “drink” water? Just like humans, plants need to move liquids through them to consume nutrients. In this experiment, we’ll add food coloring to water to see the water travel up the stem of celery and color the

Garbage Gardening: Growing Vegetable Scraps

Did you know you can regrow some vegetables (and fruit) from the parts you don’t eat? You can grow new roots on the bottom of your veggies to regrow them into more food! What you need: Shallow wide-mouth containers such as bowls or recycled containers

Windowsill Sprouts

What are microgreens? Microgreens are baby plants, unlike sprouts that don’t have any leaves yet and baby greens that have a few, microgreens are about 1-3 inches tall and consist of the plant’s cotyledon leaves and first pair of true leaves. The first leaves that

Making your own tea!

Looking for a way to make tea to stay warm during this chilly early spring? Make tea bags using dried herbs you have on hand! ICG Educator Lauren Salzman is staying connected to nature from inside her home by finding things in nature that her