Planting Potatoes

In this kit, students will plant potatoes in containers to be harvested in the fall. As the plants grow within the container, students will add more soil to cover up the stems, encouraging the plant to grow more potatoes. In the fall the plants will be fully matured so students will tip over the containers to reveal the bounty of their own potatoes!

$35.00

About this lesson
In this kit, students will plant potatoes in containers to be harvested in the fall. As the plants grow within the container, students will add more soil to cover up the stems, encouraging the plant to grow more potatoes. In the fall the plants will be fully matured so students will tip over the containers to reveal the bounty of their own potatoes!

What’s included

  • Materials
    Seed potatoes
    Growing medium
    Containers for growing
    Growing instructions
  • Lessons include complete instructions, follow up activities including plant care.
  • In the fall, when plants have fully matured, simply tip over the containers to reveal the bounty within.

Ages: 2-5
Duration: 30 minutes
Location: Outside
Season: Spring (After last frost)
Price: $35