Chalkboard Goes Green

I was teaching the concept of “blessings over food” with my Hebrew School class (3rd graders), and decided to do a little project to culminate the discussion of how special and significant natural sustenance is. Want to rev-up the planting process a bit? Terra-cotta planters + chalkboard spray-paint =

The kids really enjoyed decorating their planters with the blessing and all different sorts of vegetables and herb (we planted parsley – it grows in cooler weather) illustrations. This is such a great way to spruce up your kitchen window-sill (who doesn’t want to cook with fresh herbs always on hand?), and a super-cute way to label and mark different species…