Seeds surround us as we transition from summer to winter. For gardeners, this means that it’s the perfect time to save seeds to plant next year. Try letting some of your leafy vegetables, like lettuce and cilantro, flower and make seeds for you to harvest and save. For young nature explorers, this means it’s the perfect time to build burdock structures, make wishes on milkweed seeds, find out how far a thrown “helicopter seed” can travel, and create acorn cracking factories by the forest edge. Children can also participate in seed saving for the next spring – equipped with an envelope, you’d be amazed by how many seeds can be found in a fall garden or meadow. For teachers, there are opportunities to investigate life cycles, parts of a seed, and ways that seeds travel through hands-on outdoor exploration and discovery.
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