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Activity One - Sorting Seeds

Activity 1

Sorting Seeds
  • Variety of seeds of different shapes and sizes
  • Magnifying glass
Activity Two - Plant A Seed

Activity 2

Plant A Seed
Activity Three - Seeds In My Kitchen

Activity 3

Seeds In My Kitchen
Activity Four - Label The Plant

Activity 4

Label The Plant
  • Optional:
  • Coloured paper
  • Gardening magazines
  • Crayons / coloured pens
  • Scissors
  • Glue
Activity Five - Lifecycle Of Plants

Activity 5

Lifecycle Of Plants
Activity Six - Celery Absorbing Water Investigation

Activity 6

Celery Absorbing Water Investigation
Activity Seven - Seeds In Soil Investigation

Activity 7

Seeds In Soil Investigation
Activity Eight - Seeds In Sunlight Investigation

Activity 8

Seeds In Sunlight Investigation
Activity Nine - Seeds And Water Investigation

Activity 9

Seeds And Water Investigation

How Plants Grow Activities

Activity One - Sorting Seeds

Activity 1

Sorting Seeds

Hands-On Activities:
  • Variety of seeds of different shapes and sizes
  • Magnifying glass
Activity Two - Plant A Seed

Activity 2

Plant A Seed

Hands-On Activities:
Activity Three - Seeds In My Kitchen

Activity 3

Seeds In My Kitchen

Hands-On Activities:
Activity Four - Label The Plant

Activity 4

Label The Plant

Hands-On Activities:
  • Optional:
  • Coloured paper
  • Gardening magazines
  • Crayons / coloured pens
  • Scissors
  • Glue
Activity Five - Lifecycle Of Plants

Activity 5

Lifecycle Of Plants

Hands-On Activities:
Activity Six - Celery Absorbing Water Investigation

Activity 6

Celery Absorbing Water Investigation

Hands-On Activities:
Activity Seven - Seeds In Soil Investigation

Activity 7

Seeds In Soil Investigation

Hands-On Activities:
Activity Eight - Seeds In Sunlight Investigation

Activity 8

Seeds In Sunlight Investigation

Hands-On Activities:
Activity Nine - Seeds And Water Investigation

Activity 9

Seeds And Water Investigation

Hands-On Activities:

How do I use these activities?

In this topic your child will discover the life cycle of plants. Do they need water and sunlight to grow and thrive? Can celery be turned blue or red through simple experiments to reveal how water travels through them and their leaves.

This resource meets the following aspects of the National Curriculum of England: Design & Technology and Science. Don’t forget to check out the rest of our key stage one topics where you will find great curriculum standard activities for your classroom or home educated children. There are plenty of subjects for you to choose from, so you’ll be delighted with the wide range when planning your day.

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