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The beanstalks keep on growing

Continuing on from my previous post about children at Settle school planting beanstalks, more reports on their progress have been coming in to the school. They show just how enthusiastic the children have been about taking care of their beanstalks and they have used several different ways to measure the growth of them…

Some children have made drawings of their plants and had them labelled by an adult.

Beanstalk drawn by child, labelled by adult.

Beanstalk drawn by child, labelled by adult.

Some families have made a record of the beanstalk growth and the number of leaves.

Recording beanstalk growth by counting the number of leaves.

Recording beanstalk growth by counting the number of leaves.

Some children sent in photographs.

Beanstalk photographs

Beanstalk photographs

One family used the tiles in the kitchen to measure their beanstalk growth!

Using kitchen tiles to measure beanstalk growth

Using kitchen tiles to measure beanstalk growth



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