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Garlic Cloves

Experimenting with garlic

Month 9 · Activity 22 · Nature/Science  


  • This activity gets a child thinking about how a body functions as a whole
  • Together peel a garlic bulb, remove one clove and smell
  • Place the clove of garlic between your child’s toes and put on their socks.  Join your child in this experiment and have a clove of garlic between your toes too!
  • In as little as 30 minutes, you may begin having the taste of garlic in your mouth
  • In an hour or so you can smell the garlic on your skin
  • Explain how your skin in the largest organ of the body and acts to insulate and protect the body from germs and the need to keep it clean


  • 1 garlic bulb
  • Math & Science Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills