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Valentine Gift for Teacher: Sweet Pea Pot

Sweet Pea Pot

Total Time Needed: 1 Hour

Here's a valentine guaranteed to grow on recipients: a plant that is synonymous with a special pal, the sweet pea.


  • Kitchen sponge
  • Scissors
  • Three-inch clay pot
  • Acrylic paint
  • Potting soil
  • Plastic baggie
  • Packet of sweet pea seeds
  • Ribbon


  1. Cut heart shapes from a kitchen sponge with the scissors.
  2. Using acrylic paints, sponge-print a design onto the pot. Allow to dry.
  3. Place potting soil, seeds and planting instructions into the pot and wrap the whole thing in a ribbon.