Now that Thanksgiving is over, I have a fun activity for your with your Indian corn. We did this ‘science’ activity with Indian corn a couple of years ago.
Soak your Indian corn cobs in a bit of water to see what will happen. We had a large tray with a paper towel and about 1/4 inch of water. We also pour water over the cob every 2 or 3 days.
By day 2 we saw a few sprouts.
And after a week, there was quite a bit of growth. Our acorns, on the other hand, have grown nothing but mold. We also have some popcorn seeds in the water, but there’s been no change there either. DD decided she wanted to add her Indian corn cob as well and they declared that it’s a race to see whose corn will grow fastest. Sigh… anyone else’s kids compete about most everything?!
After a couple of weeks, our Indian corn had grown quite tall in big pots at the end of our dining room table!
If you’re looking for more science activities, be sure to check out this post: (We have moved to homeschoolden.com) Preschool at Home: Science for 2-5 Year Olds (and Up!)
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