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A to Z of Flowers and Flowering Plants

A to Z of Flowers and Flowering Plants

Part of the successful A to Z series, this one is all about flowers and flowering plants. Flowers and flowering plants are important parts of our environment. These resources will inspire you to take advantage of the variety of challenges and tasks for you to do with your pupils, in and outside class. Enjoy.
msterry21
Endangered species plant pots

Endangered species plant pots

This creative and practical activity is aimed at primary school children, who will require the help of an adult for scissor use. Children will select an endangered species from Arkive.org, to recreate in plant pot form. They must read about the habitat where the animal lives and recreate this using another plastic pot as a drip tray for excess water. The students will then fill the pots with soil and plant their seeds. As well as teaching students about the environments in which endangered species live, the importance of reusing or recycling plastic can also be highlighted throughout, as an additional educational element. Students can also learn about the life cycle of plants while their seeds grow into seedlings, then fully grown plants. Find out more about endangered species: arkive.org/endangered-species/ Find out more about plastics and their effect on the environment: www.arkive.org/c/marine-plastics Find out more about plants: arkive.org/education/teaching-resources-7-11#resourcePlants
ARKive
ART and Nature. Art Resources.

ART and Nature. Art Resources.

A vast library of original nature photos (595 in total) plus nature related art lesson plans and schemes of study and student guide to developing effective artwork based on nature. Also includes nature related grid drawing activities which are ideal as a starter or as a cover lesson. Suitable for KS2,3 and 4. Massive saving.
StartEducation
30 Summer Photos Presentation + 31 Fun Teaching Activities For These Cards

30 Summer Photos Presentation + 31 Fun Teaching Activities For These Cards

Are you starting the topic of Summer? These 30 high quality photos will help your students to discuss what summer means to them. This pack contains a 31 Teaching Activity Teacher Guide using these photo flash cards. These activities are quick and fun to do and will improve both your students' memory and vocabulary skills. You can show this presentation at the start of the topic of 'Summer'. What different activities can you do only in the summer time? You can print out and laminate the photos to make a colourful, eye catching display about summer. You can ask students to select a card to use a prompt for writing a story or poem about summer.
peterfogarty
Seed Heads Natural Forms Bundle.

Seed Heads Natural Forms Bundle.

A collection of 4 resources that combine to make an essential seed heads bundle, which are ideal for Natural Forms units of work. SEED HEADS PHOTOBANK Seed Head images for drawing and painting. 30 slides that comprise of dandelion clocks, lotus seeds heads, star anise, dried poppies, teasels and wheat. SEED HEADS REFERENCE SHEET A beautiful, one page resource of seed head images that is ideal for any natural forms unit of work. Fantastic for drawing and painting projects or for working in a variety of different media. PINE CONE PHOTOGRAPHS 5 pages of high resolution pine cone photographs. Full cones and close-ups. Ideal for a drawing or painting activity. STAR ANISE IMAGES Beautiful, high quality, photographs of star anise. A wonderful one page resource for any natural forms project. Why not draw from them in a variety of different media and on a range of different surfaces? Endless possibilities for drawing, painting, 3D and textile units of work. www.TheArtyTeacher.com
TheArtyTeacher
ART. Natural World. 8 Images Slideshows. 595 Original Photos to support observations

ART. Natural World. 8 Images Slideshows. 595 Original Photos to support observations

This massive cross curricular resource comprises 8 individual slideshows - 595 photographs in total, covering the natural world. Wildlife, landscapes, sky, sea, rivers, plants, fire, sea life, insects, birds, night time, winter, natural patters and much more ...... A great supporting resource for art, creative writing and any other subject where visual referencing is useful. I have taken these photographs over the past 15 years in 15 different countries. They can be copied and inserted into your own documents or printed out for students to respond to.
StartEducation
Autumn Slow Cooker Soup

Autumn Slow Cooker Soup

I used this recipe with my classes regularly at various times - the slow cooker used was at the back of the room safely. Sometimes for various themes including Harvest, bonfire night, autumn or winter, literacy instruction writing and sequencing, measuring and counting and sometimes linked to the story 'Stone soup'. It was great for Healthy eating PSHE links and DT links with cooking as well. It makes enough for all the kids to have a taste (1/3 of a cup each....some obviously loved it and some didn't but gave them a chance to try something new. I used to send a copy of the recipe home too so parents knew what we were cooking and also the kids who liked it had a copy.
joymears
Koru Art – 4 Different Templates

Koru Art – 4 Different Templates

The koru is a popular symbol in New Zealand. Here is a set of 4 different templates that can be used in a variety of ways …. you decide! The 4 Templates: ♦ Plain (koru only) ♦ Radiating lines behind koru ♦ Patchwork lines behind koru ♦ Radiating lines with patterns behind koru Ideas: ♦ Draw patterns in the background spaces. ♦ Write words in the background spaces (eg ‘all about me’). ♦ Colour using warm/cool colours. ♦ Colour using blending/shading. ********************************************************************** © Suzanne Welch Teaching Resources
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Year 2 SATs Comprehension pack - Winter

Year 2 SATs Comprehension pack - Winter

A collection of non-fiction comprehension activities for year 2, all with the theme of winter. Each booklet comes in 3 differentiated levels. They are all based on the reading SATs paper, containing a similar style of questions and the same layout. The 3 topics explored in the comprehensions are: What happens in the winter? Winter wildlife What activities can I do in the winter? Colour PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price. ECO PDF versions also included for cheaper printing.
blossomingminds