Plants begin as a seedActivities that can be done with seeds:-Seeds sorting -Seed books -Seed mosaic
The root starts the actual plantgrowthThe roots carry water and nutrients to the plants for growth .Play this game about the roots of a plant.http://www.scholastic.com/play/root.htmHere is an activity that can be done.Place a bean seed in a clear plastic baggie, with a moist paper towel behind it. Tape it to the refrigerator orsomewhere on a wall where they can check on it each day. After about a week, preschoolers will see the shoot pokeout.Read more: Life Cycle of a Plant for Preschool | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/about_6456881_life-cycle-plant-preschool.html#ixzz2CWuvyqux
The second stage of plant growth isthe stem.The stems carry water and nutrients from the roots to the leaves and providessupport for the plant.Here are some activities that can be done to show the stem of a plant: Observe the stem and plant. Look at various plant stems and compare them.
The third stage of the plant growthis the leaves.Leaves are the food factories of plants where photosynthesis takes place with the helpof sunlight, carbon dioxide, and water.Here is a youtube video for you to enjoy on leaves.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=swLVNljDS64&feature=player_detailpage
The last part of plant growth isthe flower. The flower is responsible for making the plant look pretty and making new seeds. Here is a flower game that you can play. http://www.tvokids.com/games/beesandhoney
Plants need 5 things to survive . Listen and watch this video.1.water 3. space2. soil 4. sun 5. air
Watch the Seeds Grow Plant the seeds, observe them, and watch them germinate.Here are some books that can be shared during this unit:The Carrot Seed by Ruth KraussFrom Seed to Plant by Gail GibbonsThe Tiny Seed by Eric CarleDinofours: My Seeds Wont Grow by Steve Metzger