Art:A bean is the seed of a bean plant. When the seed germinates, or starts to grow, small parts inside the seed grow into the root and stem. Most of the seed is used for food by the young plant. When the plant grows green leaves it begins to make its own food by photosynthesis.
Grow a Lima bean in your window. While this is not really a craft project, it will still be something fun for the kids to do. Once the bean starts growing the kids could always paint a nice pot to plant it in.