The World Wildlife Federation gave us milkweed seeds to provide food for migrating Monarch butterflies.
It all seemed to work together to make part of our Monday plan.
Last week our milkweed seeds arrived in the mail from World Wildlife Fund.
Researchers have found that the Monarch butterfly numbers have dropped worryingly low in the last few years. One reason is the lack of milkweed - the Monarch's only host plant. WWF is asking folks to plant milkweed in your backyard, cottage, farm, or in our case, school yard.
We re-used toilet paper rolls to hold the soil.
And scooped up some soil, filling it up just about to the top.
Each child planted a seed.
Now all the planted seeds have been watered and are sitting in the window sill hoping for sunshine.
We will plant them in a soon-to-be-wild(er) area of our school yard. And hope that the butterflies find them.