Spotlight On… Teaching Plants

Plants are a fab topic for students to learn and explore. It can enable them to grasp the understanding of the different parts of a plant and learn about how they grow from a seed.

We wanted to tell you a little more about the plant-themed content we have within our Science module so you can explore plants in your classroom.

Try these fantastic KS1 and KS2 Learn Screens and Activities today – just use Search to find them on EducationCity:

Learn Screens 

Seeds of Knowledge – Explore key vocabulary used when discussing plants and their basic structure.

  • England: Year 1
  • Scotland: Early ***
  • Wales: Year 1
  • N. Ireland: P2

Green Fingers – An explanation of the different parts of a flower and what part they have to play in the reproductive cycle of the plant.

Science Resources

  • England: Years 3 and 5
  • Scotland: Second *
  • Wales: Year 5
  • N. Ireland: P6 

Plant Functions – Explore the functions of the main parts of a plant.

  • England: Year 3
  • Scotland: Early ***
  • Wales: Year 2
  • N. Ireland: P3 


Flower Power – Identify the different parts of a plant.

  • England: Year 3
  • Scotland: First ***
  • Wales: Year 3
  • N. Ireland: P5

Granny’s Garden – Decide what plants require to be able to grow properly.

  • England: Year 2
  • Scotland: First *
  • Wales: Year 1
  • N. Ireland: P3

Creature Features – Consider how animals and plants adapt and are suited to their habitat.

  • England: Year 6
  • Scotland: Second **
  • Wales: Year 6
  • N. Ireland: P7

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