You can grow a lot of vegetables from scraps. Did you know that?
These make great food science experiments with your kids.
Planned Kids Cooking Curriculum
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Add a carrot top to a small bowl and cover the top with water.
Continue to add water as needed. The green tops will start to grow
and you can plant it in a garden if the weather outside is warm if
not, plant it in a large pot and keep inside where it is warm.
Cut the ends off the celery stalks. Place in a bowl and cover with
water. Continue to add water and don't let dry out. Leaves will
start to form out the middle. If it is summer you can plant outside
in an area that gets lots of sunshine and soon you will have full
Cut the ends off your lettuce and place in a bowl. Add water to
cover half or more of the bottoms. Add water as needed, trying not
to dry out the plant.