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Sprouting Socks

Is there a park or wood near you where wild grass grows? Do you have some old socks?

If you answered 'yes' to both then here's a fun activity that will...


Turn those old socks into a living piece of nature!

  1. Wear the old socks over your shoes and stomp around in the long grass.
  2. Get the socks as dirty as you can.
  3. Once your socks are really filthy, put them in a clear plastic bag with a bit of water.
  4. Seal the bag and tape it to a window in a sunny place.
  5. After a few days you'll see your socks slowly sprout to life!

What a great way to recycle old socks and see nature work its wonders.

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