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Funny Potato Haircut Heads

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Create a funny potato head with cress or grass hair. Watch the hair grow and have fun giving your potato head a haircut.

Time: 10 minutes to prepare plus about 10 days before the grass or cress hair is ready to cut.
Age: Any age
Level: Easy

Materials
Large potato
Cotton wool (or soil)
Googly eyes
Marker pen
White PVA school glue
Cress seed or grass seed (we used cat grass seed which gives thick straight blades of grass).
Spoon and knife



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Method
Cut a slice off both ends of the potato so that it can stand up by itself and has a flat top.



Making a potato head, kids craft potato head, growing seed on cotton wool in potato, google eyes potato head


Scoop a hollow into the top of the potato using a spoon.



Making a potato head, kids craft potato head, growing seed on cotton wool in potato, google eyes potato head


Glue google eyes to the front of the potato and draw a face with the marker pen.



Making a potato head, kids craft potato head, growing seed on cotton wool in potato, google eyes potato head


Fill the hollow with cotton wool or soil and water well.
Cover the surface of the soil or cotton wool with cress seed or grass seed.



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Put your potato on a windowsill and keep the seeds well watered. You should see growth within a week and once the shoots appear they will grow quickly which keeps it interesting for preschoolers.



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Have fun giving your funny potato head a haircut with some scissors.



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Time for a haircut


Categories
#Garden
#Growing
#Natural materials
#Potato
#Seeds
#Cress
#Grass
#Googly eyes
#Scissors
#Faces
#Easy
#Under 5s
#5 to 10s
#Any age
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