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Wednesday, June 25, 2014
EGG HEAD: Garden Activity for Young Children
One of my first illustration assignments was for a book about gardening activities with children. At that time, most books for children were illustrated with black and white art so I made pencil drawings. Here is one of the activities meant for younger children. It would work well with pre-school or kindergarten children.
Break away 1/4 of the pointed end of an egg shell, and empty the contents. Have the children draw a face on the shell using felt pens, then fill the shell
with moist soil and plant chives or wheat seed. Make a stand from a
cardboard egg carton. Place the egg head in the stand. Water lightly