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You’ve probably heard plenty about planting sunflowers. You may even agree they are very easy to grow. Especially easy for children. I’m here to share a snippet of our sunflower summer. It started around Easter of last year. Little did we know what was in store from that packet we picked up at the grocery store. Each of our children chose something to plant. The learning opportunities simply showed up as a result.
Gardening: Youngest girl was drawn to the sunflowers. We helped her prepare a spot right under the bird feeder, right outside the family room window, right in the direct sunshine. She spread the soil with her chubby hands. She dug the holes with her determined fingers. And she watered (which is, of course, the most fun part).
And they grew….
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