My kids and I love Botany studies, especially around Spring and Summer. We love learning about planting seeds and how plants grow. We enjoy reading about the parts of the plants and how flowers look so pretty.
In this post, we will be sharing with you an amazing list of Plant and Botany Activities for Kids.
Do you know what’s inside a plant cell? Each organelle has a job to do inside the plant cell.
See the different stages that a plant grows through to go from seed to adult plant.
Have you ever cut a flower in half? Take a look inside and see if you can label the parts of a flower.
One of the best ways to learn about flowers is by dissecting them! Dissect flowers in this great science activity.
Learn about color blending with this simple chromatography flowers craft! It can teach younger kiddos how colors can bleed.
Grant for montessori, learn about different types of seeds. Discover their different sizes and shapes, and their differences in growth.
What’s inside a bean seed? Find out by dissecting them! It also comes with a free printable record street.
Here are a really fun series of Botany activities to learn about the parts of a tree, a plant and a flower.
Recommended Plant Books for Kids
Gardening Lab for Kids: 52 Fun Experiments to Learn, Grow, Harvest, Make, Play, and Enjoy Your Garden (Lab for Kids, 24)Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt: (Nature Book for Kids, Gardening and Vegetable Planting, Outdoor Nature Book)From Seed to PlantTrees, Leaves, Flowers and Seeds: A Visual Encyclopedia of the Plant Kingdom (Smithsonian)The Amazing Life Cycle of Plants (Look and Wonder)Planting a Rainbow
More Plant Activities for Kids
In this lesson, students learn about color mixing and the way roots and stems work. It also includes scientific and life skills like fine motor skills, predictions, and measuring.
This hands-on seed jar experiment is easy to put together, and easy to visibly see results!
Learn about different types of trees with these free printables. They include tree recognition study and book ideas.
What parts of a plant are edible, and what parts have you eaten?
This is a fantastic way to learn about the parts of a fruit.
Hands-on Plant Activities
This simple science experiment explores transpiration, as the celery’s veins turn colored! There is an explanation at the end for why this is.
There’s not just cutting and pasting in this parts of a flower craft! Get hands-on with this 3D model great for younger kids.
What happens when you feed plants with different liquids? Find out in this experiment great for multiple children or a classroom!
A free printable is included with this activity to discover everything a plant needs to live. Plus, you can dissect a plant to further discover its needs.
This is a wonderful unit with many multi-leveled activities about flowers.
Enjoy nature studies? Here are some Montessori inspired plant activities for hands-on learning.
When creating a garden, don’t forget to label your rows! Create labels for this kid-friendly activity.
Kids can learn 20 flower names with these fun games.
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