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Classics Suggested Reading

Easy Reader Classics

This charming series features classic stories from beloved children's novels rewritten in a simple style. Now even the youngest readers can enjoy many of the world's favorite tales. Favorites include: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Jungle Book, Treasure Island, and more.
Ages: 5 to 7

Classic Starts
For those who are a little older and more advanced in their reading skills, the Classic Starts series presents classic tales in easy to understand, short stories.
Ages: 7 to 9

Illustrated Classics Series
Illlustrated by Robert Ingpen, this beautiful series of illustrated classics will delight young readers and parents alike. From all-time favorites to seasonal stories like A Night Before Christmas, this series will continue to delight for years to come.
Ages: 10+

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June 1, 2011

Science: Plant in a Baggie



You’ll need:
1 plastic baggie
1 lima bean
2-3 paper towels

How to:

  1. Wet the paper towels with water, wring out the excess water.
  2. Place the lima bean in the middle of the wet paper towels.
  3. Place the paper towels with the lima bean inside a plastic baggie.
  4. Zip the plastic baggie closed.
  5. Tape the plastic baggie on a window that gets regular sunshine.
  6. Drop in small amounts of water each day.
  7. Watch the roots and plant grow.
  8. One the plant is too big for the baggie, transfer all of it to a pot of soil or plant it outside.
  9. Enjoy learning about and watching your plant grow!


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