Dirt Play Dough + Rocks Writing Tray - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
Dirt Playdough and rock spelling is a great sensory addition to any construction unit for preschoolers!
More Plants + Writing Celebration
Nature is just the coolest thing. We started our sunflower sprouts about 2 weeks ago, in a nice warm & wet sandwich bag. This past week they were ready to be moved into some soil! The kids went nuts watching these little sprouts every day, and it was just the coolest thing to see everything we have been learning about plants click with the growth of our tiny seeds. When we took them out of their baggies we (with the help of our doc cam) got a super up close view of all the plant parts that…
the seeds we eat- nature sensory science for kids. Great with Eric Carle's Tiny Seed book
Sensory nature science for kids- The Seeds We Eat. Great for Eric Carle's Tiny Seed book. via @karyntripp
Preschool Science Growing Grass in a Cup - Pre-K Pages
Growing grass in a cup in your preschool, pre-k, or kindergarten classroom. A fun planting and growing grass science activity for kids.
Plant Activities For Preschool
When I think of spring, I think of planting seeds, growing plants and flowers, gardening ideas and all things outdoors! With these easy plant activities, even the youngest kids can explore, investigate, plant seeds and grow a garden! These plant activities are also great for a plant theme for preschool, at home or in the classroom. Preschool science activities are perfect for early learning! EASY PLANT ACTIVITIES FOR PRESCHOOL! EASY SEEDS TO GROW Whether this is your first year planting…
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Sprout House - The Stem Laboratory
What an awesome spring science project for kids! Make a DIY sprout house. Great way to teach kids about growing plants and it's perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first grade or second grade.
Soil Erosion Experiment - Life is a Garden
This might look like such a simple experiment but it will definitely show the importance of having vegetation covering the soil to your kids! They will love this hands on experiment! What you’ll need:6 empty coke bottles1 x piece of ply wood (30cm x 30cm x 2cm thick)Wood glueScissors and Stanley knifeStringSoil from the garden and compost4 SeedlingsMulch (bark chips, dead leaves and sticks)WaterStep 1Prepare three of the coke bottles by cutting a rectangular hole roughly 7cm x 25cm along the…
Plants Activities, Science AND Literacy Centers and Crafts
Plants is perfect for your spring themes. This unit is based around essential questions with vocabulary cards with real pictures, anchor charts to reinforce concepts, labels for sorting, observations, science experiments and fun hands on craftivities that students will love! I have even included a sample lesson plan to demonstrate how to implement the activities. You will find everything you need for a complete plant unit!
The Best Children's Books about Gardening
Instill the beauty and value of growing gardens! Here are the best children's books about gardening, which also show your child how they grow.
Cute Peter Rabbit Themed Plant Unit!
Spring is the perfect time of year for you and your kiddos to explore plants! If you need a bit of inspiration, Mrs. Lee, kindergarten teacher and creator of Mrs. Lee's Kindergarten, has some awesome cross-curricular ideas that incorporate literacy and crafting into your scientific investigation of plants! A Letter From Mr. McGregor To start off the unit, Julie and her kiddos enjoy Beatrix Potter's beloved children's story The Tale of Peter Rabbit. While the book isn't particularly about…