Sunflowers are the perfect opportunity for creative, fun, and educational activities for your preschoolers at home. There are endless possibilities with these Sunflower Preschool Activities for your budding botanist’s curious mind and I have listed some for you!
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From picking and counting sunflower seeds to crafting sunflower paper plates to help your kids refine their motor skills, these fun and educational sunflower activities will allow them to engage in hands-on experiences while homeschooling and having fun memories that will last a lifetime.
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Fun Sunflower Facts for Kids
Take your preschoolers to a different garden and learn more about these fascinating sunflowers. Let’s start with these three fun facts about this gorgeous flower that will make your homeschool science lessons with your child a lot more fun!
This happy-looking flower loves the sun! They are heliotropic which means they always track the movement of the sun. Sunflowers follow the sun’s rays from the east in the morning as it moves to the west during sunset.
There are over 70 species of sunflowers! They are mostly native to North and South America, but these happy flower has been introduced to other parts of the world too!
Sunflowers are not just pretty and bright looking; they are also super nutritious too! Let your young plant lovers know that these bright and sunny flowers are more than just beautiful blooms in your gardens because sunflowers are also an excellent food and medicinal source.
The sunflower is unlike any other pretty flower in your garden! Your young ones will surely learn a lot from studying these beauties during your home science lessons.
Recommended Sunflower Books
Encourage your young one’s lifelong love for reading with these special sunflower books for kids.
SunkissedEmma’s SunflowerThe Sunflower Parable: Special 10th Anniversary Edition (Parable Series)Katie and the SunflowersSeed to Plant (Rookie Read-About Science: Life Cycles)Rise and Shine: A Little Seed Story: A Children’s Book about a Sunflower’s Life Cycle and a positive mindset to overcome life’s challenges
Recommended Sunflower Toys and Games
Playtime activities help kids build self-confidence and social skills. Make them as enjoyable as possible with these recommended sunflower toys for kids.
Dingion 2 Sets Funny Sunflower Costume for kids PlayMontessori Wooden Puzzles for Kids Ages 4-8Sunflower Plant Plush Toy – 29 Inches Giant Stuffed Sunflower for Kids – Flower Figure Soft ToyLZYMSZ Sunflower Throw Pillow,Hand Warmer Plush Stuffed Toy DollSkirfy Shaking Sunflower Balancing Game Toys for Boys/Girl Educational Learning Toys, STEM Toys for 3+Maikerry 1 PC Plants Plush Toy PVZ Stuffed Figure Doll Sunflower Plush New for Children, Great Gifts for Kids and Fans
Sunflowers are more than just happy and bright decorative flowers, they are super useful plants too that can spark your homeschooler’s curiosity and creativity! Your kids will surely fall in love and have the most enjoyable springtime doing these fun Sunflower Preschool Activities!
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