SPROUTS – Bumblebee Queen

Hamilton Public Library has made TumbleBooks available through this link:


When you arrive at the HPL At-Home site, find and select:

TumbleBooks: Animated talking picture books for kids

Using the TumbleSearch feature, find the book The Bumblebee Queen
by April Pulley Sayre, Illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne

First “read” the book by selecting “Play Video
See how much you have learned by selecting “Quizzes
For more learning opportunities select a “Lesson Plan

Find the “Bumblebee Queen” fill-in-the-blanks page on our website, Facebook or Instagram pages.  Save the image to your computer and use a photo editing tool or app to fill out the image.  See if you are now able to fill out the blank sections with what you’ve learned today!  Submit it to us via social media #GarddwestEcoEducation or email (garddwest@gmail.com) and you could win a prize!

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SPROUTS – Plant Secrets

Let’s Read Together!

SPROUTS (Ages 5+)
Plant Secrets
by Emily Goodman


Plants come in all shapes and sizes, but they go through the same stages as they grow. Using four common plants, young readers learn about a plant’s life cycles. Simple text and colorful illustrations show the major phases of plant growth: seed, plant, flower, and fruit.

how to grow some of the plants we read about in today’s book
Grow your own…
Pea Shoots
Early Peas
Tangy Tomatoes
Oaks from Acorns
& more!

SPROUTS – Speedy Seeds


[SPROUTS] March 19 – Download PDF

resources for further learning

(order online from West Coast Seeds)
How To Grow Sprouts From Seeds


BOOK: “Gardening for Beginners
by Emily Bone and Abigail Wheatley

A charming introduction to gardening for absolute beginners, with simple instructions for plants that anyone can grow – even without a garden!  A wonderful introduction to gardening and where food comes from.