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Plant Worksheets

Updated on October 7, 2014

Use Plant Coloring Pages and Worksheets

Plant worksheets are a great way to teach children about the life cycle of plants and how plants grow.

Plants start from seeds and grow in soil or water. They need sun, food, and water to grow. Use these plant worksheets to help convey the plant life cycle to children. And use them to help children appreciate plants.

Plants include trees, flowers, and crops that make up the food we eat. Teach children about the variety of plants with these plant worksheets.

Photo Credit: Peggy Hazelwood

Eating good food is easy with fresh vegetables.
Eating good food is easy with fresh vegetables.

We Had a Garden

We Raised Corn, Tomatoes, Green Beans, and More

Growing up, my family had a large yard and a large garden. My mom (with all of our help) planted seeds each spring, and within weeks we watched the little shoots pop out of the ground.

I loved how Mom would stick pea seeds in the ground under the snow according to the day proclaimed by the Farmer's Almanac as the day to plant. This was usually in February or March. Who would think the little seeds would do anything other than freeze? But we always had delicious fresh peas a few months later.

Then later in the spring, we planted corn, green beans, lettuce, beets, and other vegetables. She usually bought tomato plants that already had a good start. We had enough vegetables that some meals all that was on the plate that didn't come out of the garden was the meat and bread.

Homegrown food tastes so much better. Grow a garden with your child!

Photo Credit: Peggy Hazelwood

Do You Grow Flowers or Plant a Garden?

Do You Grow Flowers or Plant a Garden?

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Flower Cut -- What the Inside of a Plant Looks Like

Flower Cut -- What the Inside of a Plant Looks Like
Flower Cut -- What the Inside of a Plant Looks Like
Geraniums in bloom.
Geraniums in bloom.

Seed + Water + Sun = Plant

Teach Kids How a Plant Grows

Seeds need a few things to grow. They must have good soil, enough sunlight, and water to sprout then grow into a plant.

The seed has a coating and it breaks open letting roots grow from the bottom and a plant grow from the top. With the right light and water, the seed with continue to grow.

Read about this fascinating process in one of the books shown below. Then plant some seeds and watch what happens!

Photo Credit: Peggy Hazelwood

Plant Worksheets to Print - Visit these Web sites to print educational papers.

Plant worksheets help reinforce education about plants. Reading about the life cycle of plants is great but adding in worksheets makes the whole process come alive.

Plant Life Starts with a Seed

Use these books to teach children about the life cycle of plants.

Seed Grows, A (My First Look at)
Seed Grows, A (My First Look at)
Get the lowdown on exactly how seeds sprout and grow to make plants!

Plant Worksheets - Reinforce Learning with Related Activities

Use these lessons and printables to reinforce nature and science facts.

Plant a Garden, Indoors or Out!

Plant an indoor garden with your kids. You can watch seeds germinate, plants grow, new growth take shape, and maybe even harvest food or flowers from your garden.

Start with a plant starter kit to make it easy to watch. Just be sure to place the plants in a sunny spot and to water them every day.

"The poetry of the earth is never dead.

To one who has been long in city spent,

'Tis very sweet to look into the fair

And open face of heaven

--to breathe a prayer

Full in the smile of the blue firmament."

~John Keats

~*~ Bloom where you're planted.~*~

Trees are your best antiques.

~Alexander Smith

What's Your Favorite Plant?

Plants come in all shapes and sizes. In general, do you have a favorite?

What's Your Favorite Plant?

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Rooting avocados.
Rooting avocados.

Root Avocado Seeds

I'm trying to root a couple of avocado seeds. This is an easy, fun project to try with kids to show that seeds grow plants.

According to Gardening Know Now, about one in three avocado seeds will sprout. Since I have two going, I'm hoping at least one will take the plunge and sprout!

Update: One of my avocado seeds did root! The root was so long, in fact, that I had to move it from the cup shown in the photo to a glass, which gave it more room. The plant has not erupted from the top yet, but I'm hoping any day now it will!

Photo Credit: Peggy Hazelwood

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