Habitot Children's Museum

FALL-WINTER HOURS
October 1 - March 31
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun
9:30 - 12:30
9:30 - 12:30
9:30 - 12:30
9:30 - 12:30
9:30 - 4:30
9:30 - 4:30
9:30 - 4:30
This is the last month of our
fall-winter hours. Beginning
in April, we will be closed on Sundays through September.

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2065 Kittredge Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
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Eggshell Heads

This is a fun activity for watching seeds sprout and grow!

Alttag here

• Eggshells (split in half)
• Potting soil
• Alfalfa, radish or wheat grass seeds (available in bulk in natural food grocery
  stores)
• Tempera paint or markers
• Hot glue or white glue
• Small squares of cardboard or short sections of toilet paper tubes

Alttag here

1. Crack eggs unevenly in half, so that you have one larger eggshell and one
    smaller eggshell. Reserve the contents for cooking.

2. Glue a small square of cardboard or toilet paper tube to the bottom of the larger
    eggshell piece using hot glue which will set in a few minutes. (If using white
    glue, leave it overnight).

3. Using tempera paint or markers, have your child decorate the outside of the
    eggshells. Make faces if your child is ready to draw faces. Let the paint dry.

4. Fill eggshells half way with potting soil. Cover the dirt with a full layer of seeds.
    Cover the seeds with soil so the eggshell is about three-quarters full.

5. Water with 2-3 tablespoons of water, then sprinkle or spray lightly with water
    everyday.
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