This sprouting activity is great because it is quick and the corn sprouts grow very tall, both of which will keep the attention of your little ones!
"Learn to Love Veggies" Tip
Growing your own veggies can be so rewarding for kids and it is a great sensory activity for toddlers too. Research shows that kids are more likely to try new veggies if they know they have grown them themselves!
You can often find dry corn cobs at garden or hardware stores (it is used for feed for wild animals). You can also find decorative Indian or ornamental corn at farmers markets and grocery stores during the fall season.
Dry corn cob kernels are corn seeds! Corn is actually a type of grass that has been cultivated over the course of thousands of years to resemble today's modern corn. Notice that the corn sprouts look just like grass!
Check out our shop for products that teach kids to learn to love veggies! This includes veggie activity boxes, kid-safe knives, interactive placemats, and more.