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Moss Mat

Topic: Testing ideas

A new bathmat made of moss is kept alive by the water that drips from your body as you dry. It feels soft underfoot and does not smell when it gets damp. Each piece of moss is cut into a foam frame, which prevents the moss from spreading or growing out of control.

In this activity children will compare moss plants to daisy plants. They will consider the habitats these plants prefer and use their knowledge to decide which would be most appropriate for use in the bathroom.

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