Saturday, February 4, 2012

The Paper Whites Bloomed!

On the first day back from Winter Holidays we planted paper white bulbs with our children. Each day they came to school, we had a number of eager children checking out the bulbs to see if they had grown.

Mrs. Bombardier placed a number of measuring items (standard and nonstandard) and a tracking sheet next to the bulbs and encouraged the children to record their observations.

This past week the bulbs finally bloomed and filled our classroom with a wonderful spring smell! The children were amazed at how tall the bulbs had grown! Many were eager to measure the plant and compare it with their previous recording.

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