Growing Beans in the Classroom

Nothing like setting up an experiment in the classroom and it not turning out exactly how you expected, right? Well, I’m here to share all my tips and tricks for growing beans in the classroom so your experiments are a success! Materials dried beans (pole, bush, or lima beans) paper towels spray bottle of water […]

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Parts of a Plant Craft

I had the hardest time thinking of a parts of a plant craft or art project that showed all six main parts of a plant. I just couldn’t find a way to incorporate the fruit or seeds into the project. Then, one day out of the blue it dawned on me: make a strawberry plant! […]

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Parts of a Plant Activity

Your students are in for a treat with this parts of a plant activity! Students use a lollipop, yarn and construction paper to create a model of the parts of a plant. It’s the perfect craft to include in your plant unit! Parts of a Plant Activity Materials Tootsie Roll ® sucker colored construction paper […]

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Plants Printables

Collection of free plants printables for kids

Back in July, I found these great blank books in the dollar section at Target.  I didn’t know what I’d use them for at the time, but at $3.00 for 8 books, I couldn’t pass them up. Fast forward a few months, and I knew I had the perfect project for them: plant books! I […]

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Plant Videos for Students

Plant Videos for Kids

For every unit that we do, I always head straight to YouTube to try to incorporate videos as part of our learning. This time I searched for plant videos for students that touched on many of the important concepts we were studying. After an extensive search, I finally found some great videos! What’s Inside a Seed? […]

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Photosynthesis for Kids

It’s February and there’s about ten inches of snow in my yard right now, but we’re just wrapping up our study of plants. The middle of winter might not be the ideal time to learn about plants, but that’s what my kiddos asked to learn about. So, plants it was!  Over the next several posts, […]

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