11 Plant Life Cycle Activities

11 Plant Life Cycle Activities

Looking for fun ways to teach kids about the plant life cycle?! These 11 science activities and experiments are perfect for preschool, kindergarten and first grade.  Make a sprout house, try your hand at leaf chromatography, turn a flower not one but TWO...

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Butterfly Life Cycle Hats

Butterfly Life Cycle Hats

This science project and art activity in one is a memorable way to help kids learn about the four stages of the butterfly life cycle: egg, caterpillar, chrysalis and (the most exciting of all!) butterfly. It's a perfect addition to a life cycle unit, spring science...

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Apple STEM Challenges

Apple STEM Challenges

These apple STEM challenges are a must-try! Grab a bag of apples and dive into science, measurement, buoyancy, life cycles, 2D shapes and numbers.

The set is perfect to use in STEM centers, math stations or as early finisher tasks.

—————> Bundle with all of our STEM challenges and SAVE!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Apple Investigation Sheets (There are two versions: one using US measurement and one for metric.)

–> Apple Boat Races

–> Apple Life Cycle Poster

–> Apple Life Cycle Craftivity

–> Apple Life Cycle Cut and Paste Sequencing Activity

–> What’s Next? (You can practice any combination of numbers from 1 to 120.)

–> 2D Shape Concentration Game (Pick from 10 different 2D shapes.)

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Epic Science Bundle

Epic Science Bundle

Inspire kids to LOVE science with this mega bundle of science units! It’s jam packed with easy prep, engaging experiments teaching kids about weather, outer space, force and motion, the 5 senses, plant life cycle, and so much more.

The science bundle is perfect to use for whole class lessons, small group work or science stations in Pre-K, Kindergarten, First or Second Grade.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Outer Space

–> Weather

–> Force and Motion

–> 5 Senses

–> Plants

–> Light, Sound and Heat

–> Animals

–> Landforms

–> Human Body Systems

–> States of Matter

–> Bat Animal Study

–> Super Cool Science Kit

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Pumpkin Activity Pack- First Grade

Pumpkin Activity Pack- First Grade

The First Grade Pumpkin Activity Pack is perfect for a fall unit or pumpkin theme!

The 17 math, science and literacy activities teach sight words, story writing, addition to ten, subtraction from ten, number bonds, comparing numbers to 100, the pumpkin life cycle and more.

This pumpkin activity pack even includes EDITABLE sight word games so you can easily differentiate for a variety of learners!

Check out all of the fun details below.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Pumpkin Hunt

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Pumpkin Roll

–> 2 No-Prep Story Starters

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Roll and Write

MATH

–> Pumpkin Glyphs

–> Comparing Numbers to 100

–> Write and Wipe Number Bonds

–> Adding to Ten Sheets

–> Subtracting from Six and Ten Sheets

–> Addition Cover Up

–> 2D Shape Clip Cards

–> Spin and Color 2D Shape Pumpkins

SCIENCE

–> Pumpkins Are… Brainstorm

–> Pumpkin Life Cycle Hat

–> Pumpkin Life Cycle Craftivity

–> Pumpkin Life Cycle Sequencing

–> Pumpkin Plant Journal

 

NOTE: Some of the activities in this pack are also part of the preschool and kindergarten set.

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Plant Activity Pack

Plant Activity Pack

Looking for fun ways to teach kids about plants?! These 11 science activities and experiments are the perfect addition to any preschool, kindergarten and first grade plant unit.

Make a sprout house, try your hand at leaf chromatography, turn a flower not one but TWO colors and more!

Check out all the motivating details below.

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

PLANT SCIENCE ACTIVITIES

–> Plants Are, Can, Have, Need…

–> Parts of Seeds, Plants and Photosynthesis Posters

–> Plant and Seed Labeling Pages

–> Living/Not Living Clip Cards

–> Sunflower Life Cycle Hat

–> Sprout House Experiment

–> Plant Journal

–> Two Tone Flower Experiment

–> Leaf Chromatography Experiment

–> 2 Foldable Life Cycle Craftivities

–> Pumpkin Life Cycle Sequencing

–> Flower Interactive Lapbook

 

Note: All of our products are instant downloads so you can use them right away!

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Bug and Butterfly Centers

Bug and Butterfly Centers

If you’re looking for motivating bug and butterfly activities for Pre-K or kindergarten, this set is for you!

The bug and butterfly set includes plenty of variety so that you can easily differentiate for different learners. Work on alphabet letters, word families, sight words, counting, adding, life cycles and so much more!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> Rainbow butterflies practicing upper and lowercase pairs

–> Alphabet puzzles working on letter sounds

–> 2 EDITABLE sight word games

–> Rhyming clip cards

–> Word family clip cards and writing activity

–> 0-20 counting clip cards

–> Ten frame coloring sheets

–> Roll and cover pattern block mats practicing counting and adding

–> Ladybug addition sheets

–> Butterfly life cycle hats

–> Butterfly life cycle posters

–> Ladybug life cycle wheels

–> Ladybug life cycle posters

–> 4 story starters

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Pumpkin Activity Pack- Preschool and Kindergarten

Pumpkin Activity Pack- Preschool and Kindergarten

Whether you’re planning a fall unit, pumpkin theme or just need a batch of engaging math, science and literacy activities for preschool or kindergarten, this pack has everything you need.

Teach letter names, letter formation, sight words, story writing, counting, beginning addition, comparing numbers, 2D shapes, the pumpkin life cycle and more.

This pumpkin activity pack includes 21 projects in one easy download- ABC games, EDITABLE sight word games, math centers, science activities…

Check out all of the fun details below!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

LITERACY

–> Alphabet Activity Sheets for P, S and T

–> Rolling Pumpkins ABC Game

–> Five Little Pumpkins Rhyme

–> 3 Versions of Five Little Pumpkins Little Reader Books

–> EDITABLE Pumpkin Sight Word Hunt

–> EDITABLE Sight Word Mystery Pumpkins

–> 2 NO PREP Story Starters

MATH

–> Pumpkin Glyphs

–> Write and Wipe Adding on Cards

–> Pumpkin Ten Frames

–> Comparing Numbers from 1-20 Sheets

–> Adding to Ten

–> Number Cover Up for 1-6

–> Addition Cover Up for 2-12

–> 2D Shape Clip Cards

–> Spin and Color Shape Pumpkins

 

SCIENCE

–> Pumpkins Are… Brainstorm

–> Pumpkin Life Cycle Hat

–> Life Cycle Craftivity

–> Life Cycle Sequencing

–> Foldable Pumpkin Plant Journal

 

NOTE: All of our products are instant downloads.

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Seasonal Centers

Seasonal Centers

The changing from season to season is a great way to teach students about the passage of time. These activities can provide kids in preschool, kindergarten and first grade helpful ways to explore the whole year. Whether you’re looking for apples, leaves and pumpkin...

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14 Must-Have Bug and Butterfly Activities

14 Must-Have Bug and Butterfly Activities

Do your kids love bugs and butterflies?! These 14 must-have activities will keep preschoolers and kindergarteners learning and engaged for weeks.  Practice alphabet letters, sight words, numbers, addition, writing, learn about the butterfly life cycle and so. much....

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Tissue Paper Butterfly Craft

Tissue Paper Butterfly Craft

The sun is shining, thermometers are climbing - and that can only mean one thing... spring is on its way!  This spring-themed butterfly craft can easily be modified for preschoolers to second graders and is a perfect compliment to our popular bugs and butterflies math...

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20 Earth Day Activities

20 Earth Day Activities

Earth Day is the perfect time to learn how we can make our planet a healthier, cleaner place to live. These 20 Earth Day activities include our favorite earth-friendly crafts, science experiments and projects from across the web. Get ready for some serious fun!! And...

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First Grade Pumpkin Activities

First Grade Pumpkin Activities

Pumpkin activities are a must for fall! These 17 pumpkin math, literacy and science activities take learning to the next level by teaching first graders sight words, number bonds, addition, pumpkin life cycles and so much more. Grab the activity pack in our shop or on...

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Pumpkin Activity Packet

Pumpkin Activity Packet

Pumpkin activities are a must for fall! These 21 playful pumpkin math, literacy and science activities take learning to the next level by teaching kids alphabet letters, sight words, numbers, beginning addition, pumpkin life cycles and so much more. They're perfect...

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Our Instagram Reel

Our Instagram Reel

Welcome Instagram friends! This is the place to find all of our latest posts in one spot. Simply scroll down and click on the activity you're searching for - our newest posts are on top. Spring STEM Challenges in our shop // on Teachers Pay Teachers 3D Shape Puzzles...

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15 Insanely Cool Preschool Science Projects

15 Insanely Cool Preschool Science Projects

Little Einsteins will love this roundup of super fun kids' science projects. It includes fun ways to learn about density, states of matter, life cycles and so. much. more. They're the perfect complement to our Super Cool Science Kit! Topping the list is our most...

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Multiplication Word Problems to 20

Multiplication Word Problems to 20

Multiplication is tricky for younger children so it helps if they can think about it in a variety of ways. These multiplication word problem cards ask questions that kids can visualize, so they can picture the scenes in their mind's eye and map out the solutions. If...

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My Little Sprout House

My Little Sprout House

Kids love learning about how things grow and these adorable Little Sprout Houses take the science fun factor up a notch. With just a few minutes of prep, you'll be ready for WEEKS of mesmerizing excitement! Grab these sprout houses (plus 30 more easy-to-follow science...

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Egg Head Planting Activity

Egg Head Planting Activity

I love kids' science and spring is the perfect time to learn about plants. My family's favorite way to watch seeds grow is from our very own plant activity: egg head planters. With a quick trip to the grocery store or your refrigerator, you can create these funny egg...

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First Grade Centers

First Grade Centers

If you’re looking for first grade centers your students will beg to repeat, you’ve come to the right spot! Playdough to Plato is all-in on helping you save time, stay inspired and get bigger teaching results so we pulled together some of our favorite first grade...

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Kindergarten Centers

Kindergarten Centers

If you’re looking for kindergarten centers your students will beg to repeat, you’ve come to the right spot! Playdough to Plato is all-in on helping you save time, stay inspired and get bigger teaching results so we pulled together some of our favorite kindergarten...

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Pre-Kindergarten Centers

Pre-Kindergarten Centers

If you’re looking for pre-kindergarten centers your students will beg to repeat, you’ve come to the right spot! Playdough to Plato is all-in on helping you save time, stay inspired and get bigger teaching results so we pulled together some of our favorite...

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First Grade at Home – Week Three

First Grade at Home – Week Three

Just like last week, I’m excited to give you just-right activities for your students to complete at home so that they hit the ground running when school starts back up again.

By popular request, I added a sheet of reading comprehension questions parents can use during read alouds PLUS an engaging science experiment kids can complete using just a Ziploc bag, a couple drops of food coloring and a Sharpie!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND:

–> A teacher letter you can copy and paste in an email to quickly explain your plan to families.

–> A weekly checklist giving kids 25 simple (and fun!) ways to stay engaged and learning.

–> 4 print-and-play activities practicing CVC words and vowel teams, sight words, adding to 12, adding together equal sized groups to get ready for multiplication, 3-dimensional shapes, and problem solving.

–> 1 sheet of reading comprehension questions parents can print off and use during read alouds.

–> 1 easy-to-follow science experiment teaching kids about the water cycle.

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Kindergarten at Home – Week Three

Kindergarten at Home – Week Three

Just like last week, I’m excited to give you just-right activities for your students to complete at home so that they hit the ground running when school starts back up again.

By popular request, I added a sheet of reading comprehension questions parents can use during read alouds PLUS an engaging science experiment kids can complete using just a Ziploc bag, a couple drops of food coloring and a Sharpie!

 

INSIDE YOU’LL FIND…

–> A teacher letter you can copy and paste in an email to quickly explain your plan to families.

–> A weekly checklist giving kids 25 simple (and fun!) ways to stay engaged and learning.

–> 4 print-and-play activities practicing letter sounds and CVC words, sight words, adding to 12, doubling + 1 and two-dimensional shapes.

–> 1 sheet of reading comprehension questions parents can print off and use during read alouds.

–> 1 easy-to-follow science experiment teaching kids about the water cycle.

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Hi, I’m Malia.

I LOVE helping Pre-K, Kindergarten and First Grade teachers save time, stay inspired and give EVERY student bigger results. I’m so glad you’re here!