Saturday, March 22, 2014

Ms. Reeves' 3rd graders make potpourri

Today Ms. Reeve's students made potpourri from Cleveland sage. This is part of their study of plants used by the Chumash and Tongva. After reviewing what potpourri is and how we use it today, the children took off leaves and flowers from the sage branches. They each took home some to their families. They then had broccoli or tomatoes from the farmers' market as a snack.
Cleveland sage

Separating the flowers and the leaves of the sage.

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