Provide children with several kinds of seeds (for example, grass seed, bird seed), wax paper, string, and white glue. Encourage children to squeeze the glue onto the wax paper to make a simple design that is 4 to 5 inches long. Ask children to sprinkle seeds onto the glue. Let the glue dry well. Then help children gently peel their seed designs from the wax paper. Tie a string to each and hang from your ceiling.
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