Sing a Song
Dig a Little Hole
Dig a little hole (dig)
Plant a little seed (plant a seed)
Pour a little water (pour water)
Pull a little weed (pull weed and throw away)
Chase a little bug (shoo bug away)
Heigh-ho, there he goes! (point away)
Give a little sunshine (make a sun with your arms above your head)
Grow a little rose! (smell a flower)
Help your child pretend you are both seeds. Kneel or squat and tuck your head and arms into your body. Then gradually lift up your head, raise your arms with fingers spread, and stand up straight to grow into flowers!
Read a Book
Here are two book recommendations for today. Check out the picture book collection at your local library, where there are lots of books to choose from! Find nearby libraries
- Bloom by Deborah Diesen; pictures by Mary Lundquist
- Plant the Tiny Seed by Christie Matheson
See the August Activity Calendar for many more fun, educational activities you and your child can do anytime!
- Growing Flowers from Bulbs
Grow a potted garden with bulbs, or grow food plants such as apples, oranges, or even an avocado.
- Make a Yarn Flower Card
You can make flowers out of yarn!