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Plants activity pack

This resource provides a collection of practical ideas for learning about plants at primary level. They include opportunities to identify and name plants, describe the structure and function of parts of a plant, explore what plants need to grow and look at lifecycles of various plants. Many of the activities are cross-curricular, providing opportunities to develop skills in literacy, mathematics, art and ICT.

Activities are:

  • Pressed Plants
  • Crazy Grass Heads
  • Time Lapse Photography
  • CD Case Beans
  • Coloured Carnations
  • Paper Potter
  • Seeds Go Pop
  • Pollination
  • Studying Seeds
  • Attracting Insects
  • Sowing Sunflowers
  • Root Viewing

Originally designed for use with a loan kit from Linnean Learning, many of the activities can be carried out with equipment available in most schools. This resource has been provided by the Linnean Learning.

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