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Cress Egg Head People

Cress Egg Head People are great fun to make and also give a daily activity as you need to nurture the cress to make sure it is watered and therefore grows.

You will need:
  • Eggs for the empty half egg shells
  • Cotton wool
  • Cress seeds
  • Water
  • Pens
  • Cardboard Tubes
  • Paints
How do I make the Egg Cress Head People? 
  • Break an egg in two, empty and keep the egg shells for the heads.
Cress Egg Heads
  • Fill the half egg shells with cotton wool and dampen with water.
  • Sprinkle cress seeds onto the damp cotton wool.
  • Put the filled egg shells in little pots facing upwards, place on a window sill and water regularly. 
Egg Cress Heads
  • Watch the cress grow. 
  • Once grown – draw a face on the egg shell. 
Cress Egg Heads
  • Paint a cardboard tube to make clothes and a body.
  • Place the egg cress head onto the decorated cardboard tube to construct your cress egg head people.
Cress Egg Heads

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