Grow a Lima bean plant in a CD case. Then label it with a paint pen. So clever, A sharpie would work too! I wonder if the super thin case would work as well as the older thick? I think you would have to find a very thin bean!
"We made a spider web inside of a hula hoop and hung it from the ceiling. Then the kids "caught" bugs by wrapping small plastic bugs into the web." -- fine motor, science, dramatic play, block area fun ---- Where to pin?