Sprout Plantable Pencil

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Sprout is the Danish company behind the original plantable pencil. Each Sprout pencil is equipped with a biodegradable seed capsule containing a coveted seed variety. When the pencil is too short to write, simply turn it upside down and plant the stump. If you water it regularly, you’ll see the pencil transform into a plant.

By planting a Sprout pencil instead of throwing it out, you can make sustainability a lesson for children. Watching a plant grow from the pencil can inspire them and help them make sustainable choices in their daily lives.

DID YOU KNOW
Growing a garden with kids has many opportunities for learning: teaching responsibility and patience, learning to love nature and the Earth, and understanding first had the idea of sustainability. One idea is to grow a Pizza Garden with a child. They can cultivate the plants throughout the growing season, and ultimately harvest them to make their own pizza!

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