Japan Unit: Bamboo clothespin planter

Bamboo grows wild in Japan, thanks to its naturally warm, humid climate. As a result, you’ll find bamboo throughout Japanese culture, from the instruments to the cuisine. This simple craft in our Japan Unit highlights this versatile plant while also strengthening your child’s fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination.

What you need:
What to do:

Start by potting 2-3 stalks of bamboo in the glass jar using your soil.

Next, have your child clip clothespins around the edge of the tun can.

Finally, place the jar inside the can to complete your planter.

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Published by The Learn + Live Letter

The Learn + Live Letter is a play- and project-based homeschool curriculum for children ages 3-12.

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