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Plant Activities for Kids

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Are you looking for simple plant activities for kids? This list of plant activities is going to give your kids so many fun things to do! You’re going to love having so many fun plant options and activities for kids to do and learn!

If you love these simple activities, make certain to check out our Parts of a Plant for Kids as well!

I don’t think that you can ever have too many fun activities on hand for the kids. This list of fun plant activities is a great way to keep them busy while also being creative. The best part about this list is that you can work your way through them all!

The more plant activities that you can do with the kids, the better! And this list is full of awesome and unique ideas! Be certain to check them all out and plan them out for the kids.

plant activities for kids

Plant Activities for Kids

Since the summer months are here, it’s a great time to learn about all things plants! The kids will love having a fun time doing all of these great printables. The good part is that a lot of them they’ll be able to sit down and work on their very own, too.

You can use these as fun activities for the kids or as a great way to supplement their learning during the summer months as well.

Plant Books for Kids

Don’t forget to get all the plant books, too! Even though there is a ton of plant printables listed below, your kid will love having a bunch of plant books to work through as well! I think that this simple list of book ideas is perfect to have on hand.

Some of these books are about facts while others dive into fun stories. I love sitting with the kids while they’re reading and look at the beautiful illustrations as well.

I tend to use books a lot in our learning at home because each book offers a unique and new approach to learning. I think that as long as you have books in the home, the kids are really more likely to pick up books and sit down and read.

Here are some of our favorite plant books for kids! (and adults!)

The Dandelion Seed: A Life Cycle Nature Book for Kids (Plants For Children, Science For Kindergarten)The Dandelion Seed: A Life Cycle Nature Book for Kids (Plants For Children, Science For Kindergarten)The Amazing Life Cycle of Plants (Look and Wonder)The Amazing Life Cycle of Plants (Look and Wonder)Trees, Leaves, Flowers and Seeds: A Visual Encyclopedia of the Plant Kingdom (Smithsonian)Trees, Leaves, Flowers and Seeds: A Visual Encyclopedia of the Plant Kingdom (Smithsonian)The Great Garden EscapeThe Great Garden EscapePlantzillaPlantzillaPlanting a RainbowPlanting a Rainbow

 

Plant Activities for Kids

You’ll find that all of these plant activities work so well together! Once you start one, you’re going to want to keep going!

Use these as a fun way to build on their learning each and every day. They can even do multiple in a day if they really get on a roll!

Plant Cell Coloring Worksheet

This plant cell worksheet is so helpful in getting the kids to learn all about the various parts of a plant.

Plant and Botany Activities for Kids

Use these worksheets to find fun ways to teach kids different activities that are all about plants.

Parts of a Plant for Kids

Has your child expressed interest in learning all about the parts of the plant? Use these printables as a simple way to help!

Plant Life Cycle Worksheets

Teach the kids all about the life cycle of a plant. These worksheets can help!

Apple Life Cycle Worksheets

These are the perfect worksheets for fall! Learn all about the life cycle of an apple.

Apple Activities for Preschool

Do you have an early learner that is interested in plants? Use these fun apple activities to help them learn!

Pumpkin Life Cycle Worksheets

These worksheets are all about pumpkins! Perfect for fall learning and getting geared up for Halloween fun as well!

pumpkin life cycle worksheets

Plant Toys for Kids

Don’t forget to add in some plant toys for kids. This list of toys for kids is great for imaginative play and will have them wanting to explore and create.

Another great idea to help them learn about plants is to have them create their own space for gardens and plants. This will teach them responsibility and all about caring for plants as well.

We use these toys in our learning classroom but these would actually be really cool for birthday gifts and Christmas gifts, too.

Little Planters Paint & Grow Fairy Garden with Real Flowers and Magical Fairies - Paint, Plant and Grow Morning Glory, Zinnia and Alyssum Flowers - Craft Kit for Kids All Ages Both Girls and BoysLittle Planters Paint & Grow Fairy Garden with Real Flowers and Magical Fairies – Paint, Plant and Grow Morning Glory, Zinnia and Alyssum Flowers – Craft Kit for Kids All Ages Both Girls and BoysKids Gardening Tools - Includes Sturdy Tote Bag, Watering Can, Gloves, Shovels, Rake, Stakes, and a Delightful Children's Book How to Garden Tale - Kids Garden Tool Set for Toddler Age on up.Kids Gardening Tools – Includes Sturdy Tote Bag, Watering Can, Gloves, Shovels, Rake, Stakes, and a Delightful Children’s Book How to Garden Tale – Kids Garden Tool Set for Toddler Age on up.Playz Mars Greenhouse Cloning Kids Science Kit, Grow an Outer Space Indoor Garden with Multiple Kid STEM Science Experiments, Garden Kit for Kids, Toys for 8-12 Year Old Girls and BoysPlayz Mars Greenhouse Cloning Kids Science Kit, Grow an Outer Space Indoor Garden with Multiple Kid STEM Science Experiments, Garden Kit for Kids, Toys for 8-12 Year Old Girls and BoysMontessori Children Wood Plant Education Toy Baby Toddler Life Cycle of Sunflower Puzzles Jingsaw Preschool Brinquedos JuguetsMontessori Children Wood Plant Education Toy Baby Toddler Life Cycle of Sunflower Puzzles Jingsaw Preschool Brinquedos JuguetsEducational Fruits and Vegetables 48-Piece Children's Floor PuzzleEducational Fruits and Vegetables 48-Piece Children’s Floor PuzzleNUOBESTY Life Cycle of a Green Bean Plant Simulation Plant Toy Set Seed Toy Set Seed Life Cycle Toy Educational ToyNUOBESTY Life Cycle of a Green Bean Plant Simulation Plant Toy Set Seed Toy Set Seed Life Cycle Toy Educational Toy

 

Flower Activities for Kids

Don’t forget to use this time to have the kids work on fun flower activities as well. Plants and flowers might be very similar but there are some differences as well.

Felt Flowers Craft

This is a great craft for the kids. They can also use this to work on their fine motor activities, too. It’s also super for hand-eye coordination as well.

How to Plant Flowers with your Kids

This is a simple tutorial to talk about planting flowers with your kids. You’ll love learning how you and the kid can plant a garden that may actually grow some flowers and plants.

Parts of a Flower Worksheet

Learning the parts of a flower is super simple with this easy worksheet.

Spring Flower Preschool Printables

Make certain to print off these preschool printables to help with your little one’s learning.

Flower Books for Kids

You know that I’m all about books! Use this list of books about flowers as a great way to help your kids read more and learn at the same time. You can easily use these flower books as a fun way to swap out with the plant books listed above. You can never have too many books in the house!

Flower Activities for Preschoolers

Here are even more fun flower activities for kids! They’re going to love them all.

Flower Toddler Activities

While these are geared towards toddlers, anyone can have fun and join! So many cute ideas for the kids to do!

As you can see, these plant activities for kids are so much fun to do! The kids are going to have a blast creating, reading, and learning all about plants.

From the plant printables to the flower printables, they’re certain to learn a lot of great information. The best part? They can be used over and over again to supplement at your own pace.

More Plant Activities

Plant a Seed Jar by STEAMsational

How to Make a 3D Flower Model with Parts by STEAMsational

Nonfiction Books About Flowers by Homeschool Preschool

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