Soil study is a fun thing to do to help toddlers, preschoolers and older kids learn more about nature. If you grow something healthy they could later eat, the project becomes even more fun.
Soil Study Jar, Edible
Large glass jar, sand, organic soil, rocks, wood chips, alfalfa or lettuce seeds.
Arrange the sand, the soil, the rocks, the woodchips in pretty layers in your jar, so that the soil is the last layer. Put some seeds into the soil. Lightly water and jar and watch your seeds sprout.