by Eco Kids Planet April 13, 2020

For this month’s competition, we challenge you to make your own silly cress heads.

Cress heads are so much fun! Cress seeds sprout and grow REALLY quickly, adding a funky hairdo to any decorated egg or pot. Simply add wet kitchen paper or cotton wool to the base of an eggshell or recycled pot, and sprinkle on your cress seeds. Place them on a sunny windowsill and give them a spray with water daily. No compost needed!


CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR FIVE WINNERS:

Nella, age 7, Towcester

Cress Scarecrow

Cress Scarecrow


Esme, age 10, and Edward, age 7, Chester 

Egg Heads! 

Egg Heads


Eve, age 9, Newbury

Egg Heads!

Egg HeadsEgg heads


Eleanor, age 10, High Wycombe

Harry Potter Cress Head

Harry Potter Cress Head


Isabella, age 7, Alford

Cress Caterpillar

Cress Caterpillar

 


Here are some more fantastic cress-headed creations from our readers:

Freya and Rosie, ages 9 and 7, Bristol


Amelia, age 6, Tickhill


Hattie, age 11, Towcester


Minka and Marcelina, ages 11 and 9, Glasgow


 Tymoteusz, age 8, Manchester


 Eden-Lily, age 6, Hailsham



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