This hands-on unit for kindergarten through second grade will surely get your class out in nature and on the road to understanding the beautiful world around them in a deeper sense! This unit will take your class anywhere from a month to two months to complete.
Included in the unit:
Explore Living vs. Nonliving Things through categorizing, nature walks, exploration and a wrap it up activity to lead directly into the study of plants.
Explore Plants through an introduction (K-W-L) as a whole class, an I need/Plants need interactive activity, nature walks, matching games, seed exploration, plant part charades, a celery experiment, everything grows activity, poetry exploration and book, parts of a flower, be an artist activity, leaf prints, plant tomato seeds, garden exploration using the senses, and an end of unit reflection.
Included are also some great ideas for read-alouds about plants during circle time!
I know you will enjoy this unit as I had a blast with my students. Easy to differentiate and many ideas to spark those creative juices.
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