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SEEDS! {Fun activities to support your learning about plant life cycles}

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Get your class involved in this wholesome pack of seedy goodies…

Do your students love trading, collecting and swapping items? Then the Seed Swap is for you! Or perhaps wearing socks over the outsides of your shoes to collect seeds will tickle your fancy…? This 36 page fun and facts booklet pack has been designed to support your study of seeds both inside and outside the classroom.


Please check out the preview for a closer look at the resources in this pack! Included are:

• Seed Swap activity card, teacher notes, seed swap recording sheet + note home to parents requesting seeds
• Sock planting activity card and teacher notes, sock planting recording sheet + note home to parents requesting old socks!
• Bean seed sprouting activity card and teacher notes, bean seed growth recording sheet + note home requesting materials
• Seed hunt bingo/scavenger hunt
• ‘Seed-fact-pocket-pack’ (8 page palm sized booklet containing fun seed facts)
• Top tips for seed growing
• Seed tags (for labelling seeds)
• Design a seed packet sheet


36 page seed booklet ~ page topics include:

• Seed word find and vocabulary challenges
• What’s your bean seed doing? Describing the stages of bean seed germination and tracking the growth of your bean
• Seeds are used for lots of amazing things! (Fact sheet including foods, cotton fiber, paint additives, medicine, used in boat building, as fertilizer and more!)
• My sprouting sock (recording sheet for before and after the sock planting activity)
• What seeds were in your meals today?
• Complete the symmetrical seed pictures
• Lucky did for a mystery seed and make a prediction before planting
• Label the parts of a bean seed
• How are seeds dispersed?
• Use some of these scientific seed words to describe your seed: ‘discoid, globose, striate’ etc.
• Use some scales to measure out the weight of the world’s heaviest seed (23 kgs/50 pounds!)
• Growing seeds in clear plastic gloves – instructions and recording sheet
• Growing seeds in old CD cases – instructions and recording sheet
• Mini tips about ways to have fun with seeds (dandelion, watermelon, conkers, maple, acorns, pumpkins and beans…)
• Silly seed and plant jokes
• Seed pod sketching
• Sketching the outside of a fruit, then eating and sketching the seed inside
• 2 Coloring sheets
• Acrostic poem template
• Studying seeds with a magnifying glass
• 10 seed challenges (e.g. read ‘The tiny seed’ by Eric Carle to a young friend; enjoy some popcorn (a seed!) while watching a gardening show)



Looking for other plant resources? You might want to have a peek at these!

Potato Pack {Silly spuds garden activities and booklet}.
Seasonal Gardening Calendar Craftivity.
Vegetables {Fun and facts booklet - Viva la veges!}.



This resource is also included as part of these great value bundles:

Get Growing Bundle! {Seeds, veggies, herbs, flowers, trees + more}.
SPRING has SPRUNG Bundle! {Nature booklet, fresh flowers & seed pack}.





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SEEDS! {Fun activities to support your learning about plan
SEEDS! {Fun activities to support your learning about plan
SEEDS! {Fun activities to support your learning about plan
SEEDS! {Fun activities to support your learning about plan