4 Easy and Quick Parts of a Plant Activities


April showers bring May flowers and parts of a plant lesson plans. Here are 4 easy and quick activities to review the parts of a plant with your kindergarten, first or second grade class.

These flowers and plants crafts, poetry piece and science ideas makes teaching the life cycle of a plant more fun and engaging.

4 Easy and Quick Parts of a Plant Activities - Teach Junkie

Students will enjoy these as introductory or review activities. You’ll love that they are easy to integrate into your classroom.

Quick Plant Parts Activities

4 Easy and Quick Parts of a Plant Activities: A Simple Plant Project - Teach Junkie
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1. Simple 3D Parts of a Plant Craft – Pull together a simple but meaningful craft as students create a 3D flower using items you probably already have around the classroom. Label the parts of the flower to review plant parts.

4 Easy and Quick Parts of a Plant Activities: Eating the parts of a plant - Teach Junkie
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2. Eating the Parts of a Plant – Get food involved and you’re sure to hook them. Here is a simple printable mat to help students categorize the parts of plant with different real food plant parts.

Then everyone gets to eat them of course!

Ingeniously Easy Parts of a Plant Activities

4 Easy and Quick Parts of a Plant Activities: Growing Plants in the Classroom Just Got Cooler - Teach Junkie
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3. Coolest Parts of a Plant DIY Viewer – Create an easy viewer that allows your students to label, measure and easily take care of their growing plants during observation.

This takes observation to a whole new level and only takes a handful of CD cases.

4 Easy and Quick Parts of a Plant Activities: Cinquain Plant Poetry – Teach Junkie
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4. Cinquain Plant Poetry – Connect the world of science and writing by writing poems about plants. Have students use adjectives and plant vocabulary to write a cinquain poem accompanied by a beautiful hand drawn plant.

No templates needed for this one!

So there you have it! 4 easy and relatively quick activities that you can plug into your science (or writing) lesson plans. Thanks to these awesome teachers for sharing their best ideas with us – you ladies are great! Feel free to grab my “I’m a Featured Teach Junkie” blog button. You earned it!

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Leslie {aka the original Teach Junkie} loves learning new things to make teaching easier and more effective. She enjoys featuring creative classroom fun when she's not designing teacher shirts, making kindergarten lesson plans or planning her family's next trip to Disney World.