Plant life – Seeds and Germination 5 - 6 yrs

Earth is called as a green planet due to presence of plants on it. Without plants, there can be no environment and human life on this earth. Their presence is inevitable for clean air, food and water. Hence it is important for children to understand the basics of plant life – this becomes the foundation on which they will learn more about plant life and its more complex functions. Using a combination of apps, and activities this lesson can be made very exciting for children. They will see the genesis of life in front of their eyes and be able to appreciate life with a completely new perspective.

  • Step 1

    Gazilli App

    This is a great app to introduce kids with plants and plant cycle.

  • Step 2

    Books: Oh Say Can You Seed?: All About Flowering Plants

    This poem is taken taken from the series The Cat In The Hat by Bonnie Worth and Aristides Ruiz. This poem will help your child to learn about parts of a plant, life cycle of a plant, pollination and seed dispersal and much more.

  • Step 3

    Books: Seeds! Seeds! Seeds!

    Seeds Seeds Seeds! By Nancy Wallace is a book that helps ids learn about how to plant a seed, how plant germinates with the help of a character Buddy Bear.

  • Step 4

    Activity: Class Plant

    This activity can be done in the class room or at home. Parents will help their kids to observe the plant grow from a seed to a plant. How it changes its shape, what all parts grow, what all things are required for a seed to grow.

  • Step 5

    Activity: Seed Collection

    In this activity you can ask your child to eat different fruits and collect the seeds of those fruits and make a collage by pasting all the seeds and writing their names. This will help your child to learn about different seeds and also help them to make a healthy food habit.

  • Step 6


    These worksheets will help your child to practice what they have learnt from the above activities and will help parents to understand how much their child has learnt.