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Preschool Plants and Gardens

Ideas for the plants and gardens theme in your preschool: art, science, snacks and more.

Preschool Plants and Gardens

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Tops and Bottoms (book) - We are starting a plant unit and this is a perfect visual for that.

First Grade Fever!: plants

KMG-This is a great charting activity with plants and can be used toward the end of the lesson to ensure that the students understand the lesson. The parts of the plant and what the plants give are more complex complex concepts for kindergarten, but it is still okay to introduce and teach it. I just will not require reciprocation of the information in order to achieve mastery.

lovely cheesecake

pretend garden for our dramatic play center

Create a mini-greenhouse

Creating a mini-greenhouse in preschool

    Brilliant idea thank you- just what I was looking for will be trying this one with my minded children

  • Jean Colopy
    Jean Colopy

    This is a great idea!

  • barbara edwards
    barbara edwards


  • Jean Colopy
    Jean Colopy

    I did this with my class and you should have seen the beans sprout. The children enjoyed making the frame of the greenhouse. Will do it again this Spring.

Neat way to teach about the parts of a tree.

A Little Learning For Two: Science
  • Angela Willis
    Angela Willis

    I like this. I think even better would be to somehow use real sticks as branches.

  • Jo Fly
    Jo Fly

    Wow, love it!

You Tube videos for Kindergarten

Worksheets: Plant Life Cycle Flash Cards

Plant Life Cycle Flash Cards

rocks and shells set in concrete for a garden embellishment

September Preschool Crafts | Starting A Preschool

the tiny seed

Plant Growth: great video to show the kids plant life cycle

Grow carrots in a 2 liter soda bottle.

Garlic in a tin, onions in a pot and other cool tips for growing veg in a container.

parts of a plant song

  • Magdalene Das
    Magdalene Das

    The song is great. So cheery and rhythmic! Thank you.

DIY garden stones - use a cake pan!

How to Make Stepping Stones - with a Cake Pan

Totally Tots: Jack’s Garden: Vocabulary ~Once Upon a Book

Totally Tots: Jack’s Garden: Vocabulary ~Once Upon a Book

from teach preschool, use clear contact paper, sticky side up and packing tape to anchor. Put supplies in cups and let the chilren explore. Use with gail Gibbons and Eric Carles books about seeds

From seed to flower at the sticky table
  • Magdalene Das
    Magdalene Das

    Thank you for the ideas., will use them this week!

The Chocolate Muffin Tree: Experiment: How to Grow a Potato

The Chocolate Muffin Tree: Experiment: How to Grow a Potato

Book, Mrs. Spitzer's Garden by Edith Pattou

Mrs. Spitzer's Garden - Teaching Heart Blog

Kids' Gardening Ideas

Carrot cookies in oreo crumbs! Too cute!

Our Dish: Carrots in Dirt
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    Sarah Pannell


  • Rebecca Cohen
    Rebecca Cohen


Activities for The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle

The Joy of Literacy

This is a guide about making homemade seed tapes. Seeds can be very small and can shift around during planting. Using a seed tape can help create straight even rows but they can be very expensive to purchase.

Homemade Seed Tapes

the tiny seed