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Is there anything more amazing than plants? Plant science is one of the earliest types of science that children can understand. They love learning about soil, plant types, growing seeds, germination, and how plants make fruit and the foods we eat. Your kids are sure to love these hands-on plant activities. These activities will spark their imaginations, help them learn about plants, and let them have fun all at the same time!
*Pair with our Spring Centers and Activities for Pre-K & Kindergarten!
Plant Activities for Kids
These activities are perfect for both the classroom and home. Try one activity or try them all! These activities teach kids about seed sprouting, soil conditions, light and dark requirements for plants, how water travels through plants, how plants breathe, and a whole lot more. There is so much to explore with plants!
Learn and label the parts of a plant with this printable activity.
Find out what kind of soil is best for sprouting seeds with this Seed Sprouting Science Experiment. / Schooling a Monkey
Learn all about How Water Travels Through Plants. / Science Sparks
Explore plant parts and needs, and print a fun Plant Write the Room activity for your class.
Want to grow plants with your students? Here are several DIY seed starter pots perfect for the classroom.
Learn all about desert biomes as you actually Build a Desert Biome! / Schooling a Monkey
Kids will love attempting to Grow Vegetables from Scraps. / What Do We Do All Day
Enjoy exploring and Dissecting Flowers. / Science Sparks
With this tree unit study you can explore How Plants Breathe. / Schooling a Monkey
This Dyed Flowers Science Experiment is sure to be stunning for kids! / The Imagination Tree
Explore Coloring with Chlorophyll, which is sure to pique kids’ interest! / Kid Minds
As a twist to the classic dyed flowers experiment, see if you can create these awesome Bicolor Flowers. / Playdough to Plato
Turn flowers into art and teach your kids How to Press a Flower. / Tinker Lab
Kids will be amazed at these Glow in the Dark Flowers! / Fun at Home With Kids
Sprout seeds with your kids with this Eggshell Seed Sprouting activity. / Little Bins for Little Hands
Learn about systems and how life is interconnected with this Soda Bottle Ecosystem. / Layers of Learning
This Cup Greenhouse is simple, fun, and perfect for the classroom! / The Handmade Home
Give this Seed Sprouting in a Jar experiment a go. / Little Bins for Little Hands
Explore the question – What Affects Plant Growth? / Lemon Lime Adventures
This Bulb Growth Science activity lets kids observe parts of plants up close, and has a free printable included as well. / Buggy and Buddy
This Sponge Sprout House is sure to get a jaw dropping response from kids! / The STEM Laboratory
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