After weather we dove right into plants. In first grade, the kids need to learn the parts of the plant and be able to describe the life cycle of a plant. A great activity for all learning levels. Lots of great pics and directions at: http://teacherkimbo.blogspot.com/2011/08/plants-mania.html
Plant life cycle activities-Writing to define, label, research, and explain. Part of a complete science unit with science experiments, mini lessons, charts and for teaching the life cycle of plants for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade. Over 20 plant activities and printables in this unit.
Pollinating Plants... With Kool-aid?!? Sometimes teaching about plants can be difficult to make it hands on without an actual plant. Sometimes as much as I wish I did I just don't have a green thumb. That doesn't stop me from finding some way to make it engaging and hands-on for the kiddos! One way that I do this is by teaching children about the life cycle of plants. When I teach about the life cycle we take a pause and discuss pollination. I pull out the cotton balls cupcake cups and…
This packet contains:Making Words with "pollination"Letters to form wordsMat for forming wordsCut and paste the "life cycle" of a plantWriting about the "life cycle" of a plant.Enjoy! MicheleComplete packet! PLANTSComplete packet! LIFE CYCLESBundle...7 packets!Watch your student understanding of plants "grow"!