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Oklahoma Agriculture in the Classroom


Garden Glove (Sprouting Fingers)

Each student needs:

  • surgical gloves
  • yarn
  • cotton balls
  • beet, radish, lettuce, and carrot seed


  1. Give each student a glove, and have each student write his/her name on the thumb of the glove and the names of each of the seeds on the remaining fingers.
  2. In each finger, place a moistened cotton ball and a few of each kind of seeds.
  3. Have students tie off their gloves with the yarn.
  4. Wait for the fingers to sprout.