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Plant, Sow, Make & Grow: Mud-tastic Activities for Budding Gardeners

Button. Aug. 2019. 48p. Tr $17.99. ISBN 9781787080256.
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Gr 1-4–This colorful how-to guide for new gardeners includes step-by-step instructions, art projects, and science experiments. Featuring bright and detailed illustrations, this activity book takes a wide range of gardening topics and divides them into manageable sections. In-depth instructions for planting are separated by seasons, intermingled with art projects and science experiments for kids of all ages. Beyond the how-to steps of gardening basics, each activity highlights scientific learning. Whether Coombs is covering general topics like thinning and companion planting or discussing the importance of bee pollination, the practical and the educational are seamlessly blended.
VERDICT This book could make gardeners out of the most dedicated couch potatoes. A valuable addition to every activity book collection

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