1. Resources Home
  2. Primary
  3. Cross-curricular topics
  4. Plants and flowers
Summer  Fun Visual Quiz for Key Stage 2

Summer Fun Visual Quiz for Key Stage 2

A fun summer themed quiz with visuals for KS2 students. 10 questions with pictures to test knowledge of summer general knowledge. Each question is presented on a separate slide. Answers are also on individual slides. Ideal for use at the end of another busy year.
StartEducation
Earth Day Roll A Story

Earth Day Roll A Story

Roll a die three times to pick a character, setting and problem. Use these to write your creative story! This Roll a Story is great to write a earth day based piece. This resource works great with our Digital Dice.
rombop
KS2 Rainforests Knowledge Organiser!

KS2 Rainforests Knowledge Organiser!

This clear, detailed and visually-appealing resource offers a complete reference point for KS2 students learning or revising knowledge relating to the The Rainforest. It contains comprehensive sections on: The different layers of the rainforest (emergent, canopy, understory/shrub, forest floor) and diagram; Information about where rainforests can be found in the world; Animals of the rainforest (including distribution, images, habitat, size/weight, and key facts); Timeline of deforestation; The resource is designed to be printed onto A3, and is provided as both a PDF and a Word version (so that you can edit if you want to). All images used are licensed for commercial use and are cited on a separate document (included).
TandLGuru
KS2 Pond and Woodland Outdoor Learning Curriculum

KS2 Pond and Woodland Outdoor Learning Curriculum

Key Stage 2 Pond and Woodland Outdoor Learning Curriculum This booklet has been designed in line with the KS2 Primary National Curriculum for teachers to take their pupil’s learning outdoors. The creative lesson ideas and activities have been carefully created and some have been adapted from suitable sources, all of which have been credited at the end of the document. The lessons cover a variety of subjects such as English, Maths, Science, Art, Computing, Religious Education and Geography in order to fully embed outdoor learning across the curriculum. For each lesson idea, the corresponding Primary National Curriculum objectives have been clearly stated for ease of use. This booklet was originally created specifically for a Junior School’s pond and woodland area, however, after receiving a lot of interest on our Twitter page, we have decided to publish this resource in order to inspire others to take teaching outdoors! We hope that this booklet is useful to you and would greatly appreciate a review! #projectpond
projectpond
Summer Assembly Play for Key Stage 1

Summer Assembly Play for Key Stage 1

This play is fun and fast-moving and has a strong environmental theme, combined with scientific information. The play allows some pupils to act as fairy folk, whilst others can choose from a wide variety of roles: including that of Science Professors. There are several suggested small songs for performance during the play. There is a wide variety of roles for pupils of different ability levels. This play is suitable for performance by pupils in Year 1 and Year 2. The maximum number of child participants required is 33; the minimum number required is 24. There is a role on stage for the class teacher, in order to assist with narration and the direction of pupils on stage if need be. There is one recommended role for a boy and five recommended roles for girls. The run-time for the play is 15 minutes. 13 pages including notes for staging, props, costumes and music suggestions.
ERscripts
2 x National Parks Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Geography

2 x National Parks Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Geography

2 x Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘UK National Parks: Dartmoor & The Lake District’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Barley Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Food Design Technology

Barley Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Food Design Technology

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Barley’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Dartmoor UK National Park Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Geography Cover

Dartmoor UK National Park Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Geography Cover

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Dartmoor National Park’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Revision bundle Potter style

Revision bundle Potter style

I have bundled together ten resources which will assist with revision of reading and writing skills on the approach to assessment weeks. Each individual resource is inspired by J K Rowling’s Harry Potter and so will inspire further reading and investigation whilst fundamental skills are being honed. Prior knowledge of the Potter books is not necessary in order to complete the tasks and all answers are provided. The intention of this bundle is to make revision more appealing to Potter fans of all ages. Suitable for ages 10+
jlimb
Tutor Time Quiz (3)

Tutor Time Quiz (3)

A self-playing multi-topic quiz with 20 questions (and answers). Ideal for tutor-time. Click 👉 tes.com/…/tutor-time-quiz to download similar-style quizzes.<hr>Suitable for older primary and all secondary students. The self-playing version is timed to last 15 minutes, but I have included a non-timed version if you want to slow things down a bit.<hr>👍If you like this resource, then please rate it and/or leave a comment💬. If the rate-resource button on this page doesn’t work, then go to your ratings page by clicking 👉 www.tes.com/…/rate-resources…
Maths4Everyone
Plant Investigation and Activity Pack

Plant Investigation and Activity Pack

**Teach children all about plant parts and life cycles! These investigations and activities link to the ELGs for Understanding the World, Expressive Art and Design, plus Literacy. I have had so much fun creating these resources and know that your class will simply love the exciting activities! Included in the pack are: 13 engaging hands on activities and investigations: full details of what you will need and instructions for how to carry them out. Plant hunt sheet: take this sheet on your hunt and tick which flowers you find. Seed packet template: design your own packet and fold and glue the tabs. Sunflower diary sheet: this sheet accompanies the sunflowers activity. Draw, label and measure your sunflower each week. Plant game (colour and B&W) and instructions: a fun game to help children learn all about what plants need to grow. Plant word mat (colour and B&W): use this delightful word mat to help children with writing activities. Plant jigsaw (colour and B&W): 2 of the same jigsaw provided on one page. Just print out on card, laminate and cut up. Learn the parts of a plant while playing! For more exciting resources, visit my shop!**
noworksheetsallowed
Science Resource: Earth Day Quiz

Science Resource: Earth Day Quiz

This quiz about the Earth will put student’s knowledge to the test. Students are asked to answer a range of questions on topics such as rocks, deserts, oceans, mountains, gas, volcanoes and more. This resource was created by Primary Leap
PrimaryLeap
Science Resource: Earth Day - Acrostic Poem

Science Resource: Earth Day - Acrostic Poem

An acrostic poem is a very fun poem for kids. Each acrostic poem has a topic idea running down the left side of the poem. Each letter in the topic word has a new thought that runs off the side from left to right and is relevant to the topic word. Write an acrostic poem about Earth Day. This worksheet was created by Primary Leap
PrimaryLeap
Earth Day - Word Search

Earth Day - Word Search

This worksheet can be used as a fun resource when teaching students about Earth Day. There are 21 words hidden in the grid. This resource was created by Primary Leap
PrimaryLeap
Earth Day - Addition

Earth Day - Addition

This worksheet is a great way to to help younger children with their addition skills. They must count the number of leaves and write the answer in the space provided. This worksheet can also be used when teaching pupils about Earth Day. This worksheet was created by Primary Leap
PrimaryLeap
Miss Rumphius - novel study

Miss Rumphius - novel study

Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney is a most delightful book that young children will enjoy. It provides a base for many activities including language, math, science and art. The students will encouraged to follow one of Alice’s wishes – that is to make the world a more beautiful place. The activities are suitable for primary students and home schoolers.
chicadee
Earth Day Tic Tac Toe Enquiry Activity

Earth Day Tic Tac Toe Enquiry Activity

Homework suddenly becomes FUN and meaningful! Double whammy! Be the coolest teacher in the school with these engaging inquiry based tasks focusing on Earth Day. This EASY print and go packet contains a themed homework sheet with 9 trans-disciplinary activities. Thus, these can be used for 3rd grade up to 5th grade. The children love to independently select their own 3 tasks, horizontally, vertically or diagonally, just like Tic Tac Toe. The activities focus on the Key Concepts, Learner Profile and the IB Attitudes, requiring the children to show their thinking and explain their solutions. Every one of the transdisciplinary skills is used within these activities as the children get to independently select their homework, research it and communicate their findings in fun, engaging and very creative ways. I hope you find this resource useful. There are other Tic Tac Toe packets available in my store, covering[ [math themes]( as well as social studies. Please take a look at the many other resources that I have in my store and on my blog, all aligned with the CCSS and the IB Primary Years Programme. Enjoy! Susan Powers www.pypteachingtools.com
susanpowers09
'Daffodils in Spring' Glockenspiel Performance Piece for Key Stage 1 and Lower Key Stage 2 pupils

'Daffodils in Spring' Glockenspiel Performance Piece for Key Stage 1 and Lower Key Stage 2 pupils

Let’s celebrate spring growth! These resources will support your delivery of the National Curriculum for Music. You only need glockenspiels and/or chime bars to perform this. ‘Daffodils in Spring’ is a very simple, four-part melodic composition for glockenspiels and/or chime bars. It is easy to put together and extremely effective; a perfect piece for celebrating spring growth. This piece can be completed in one or two lessons. You can have as few as four players or as many as you like. These musical activities teach children to listen very carefully, play glockenspiels correctly, keep to a steady beat, follow an alphabetical score and perform. Children learn about the percussion family, glockenspiels and chime bars. They are introduced to the musical terms tempo, ostinato and ascending and use the musical sign for gradually getting louder. You do not have to have a musical background to teach this unit. The pack contains detailed, step by step instructions on how to build and prepare ‘Daffodils in Spring’. It includes a power point diagram with all parts and it includes useful hints and suggestions to support your children in performing successfully.
Newtonlab
Photographs for Authors and Teachers - Nature

Photographs for Authors and Teachers - Nature

595 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as 8 PowerPoints so that they can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
StartEducation
Photographs for Authors. Nature 8

Photographs for Authors. Nature 8

36 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
StartEducation
Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 7

Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 7

80 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
StartEducation
Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 6

Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 6

80 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
StartEducation
Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 5

Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 5

80 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
StartEducation
Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 4

Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 4

80 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
StartEducation
Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 3

Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 3

80 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
StartEducation
Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 2

Copyright Free Photographs for Authors. Nature 2

80 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons. Provided as a PowerPoint so that it can be used as a presentation, or photographs can be easily extracted from it.
StartEducation
Copyright Free Photographs for Authors - Nature

Copyright Free Photographs for Authors - Nature

80 high quality copyright free photographs for authors and teachers to use in their publications. A wide range of images covering plant and animal life, natural landscapes, skies and water. Ideal for educational resource authors wanting to illustrate resources without the worry of infringing copyright regulations. Also ideal for teachers wanting to produce eye catching classroom resources or wanting to provide students with images for inspirations. Ideal for Art and creative writing lessons.
StartEducation
EYFS Dance – Let It Grow SOW – 6x30min Lesson plans and resources

EYFS Dance – Let It Grow SOW – 6x30min Lesson plans and resources

The Let It Grow SOW has been designed with high ability EYFS children in mind but could also be taught to KS1 children in relation to a ‘Plants’ topic. The 6 week SOW structures together a final performance about the plant cycle from seeds, into a flower and then returning once again to seeds. Throughout the 6 lessons, pupils will develop their spatial awareness and will be encouraged to use their creativity and imagination to explore different actions using the plant cycle as their stimulus. Within this resource there are 6 detailed 30 min lesson plans including: Aims and objectives, descriptions of activities (starter, warm up, main activity, plenary etc), Organisation information and ‘coaching’ points. Music: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Slpz0D35oRI and/or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kJijFOoL4Y
samjball
Animal Life Cycles Complete Unit Lesson Bundle

Animal Life Cycles Complete Unit Lesson Bundle

<strong> Animal Life Cycles Complete Unit Lesson Bundle</strong> This download includes complete lesson plans and resources for 10 lessons on animal life cycles. The lessons focus on different types of life cycles and consolidating knowledge before comparing and discussing the life cycles. Included are 10 lesson plans for the whole unit of work, PowerPoints for each lesson, class activities and handouts. Brought all together and save 30% For a full preview of this bundle please see my Youtube Channel Thanks for looking Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me here <strong>Some of my other products:</strong> <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/six-science-lessons-products-bundle-pack-11147925"> Big Science Bundle Pack </a></strong>. <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-space-workbook-11180019"> Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook </a></strong>. <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/science-investigation-booklet-11146853"> Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit </a></strong>.
TheGingerTeacher
The Water Cycle

The Water Cycle

PowerPoint which covers the Water Cycle, looking at each of the stages. Also includes images as well as a video link which shows children the different stages of the water cycle in a way that they can remember. Perfect for either KS1 or KS2 as an introduction to the topic of weather.
HollywoodR95