Plants & Seeds Science for Preschool & Pre-k | Green Bean Investigation

Plants & Seeds Science for Preschool & Pre-k | Green Bean Investigation

$5.50

Teach your kids all about plants and seeds when you use these plant investigation printables in your science center and beyond. Whether you investigate green beans, plant seeds, or learn about the plant life cycle, these simple printables are designed to be used with young kids. Perfect for your garden theme, spring theme, or summer theme unit or lesson plans. Kids can learn about plant science and STEM in a fun, hands-on, developmentally appropriate way. This set provides opportunities for science, math and literacy learning.

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Teach your kids all about plants and seeds when you use these plant investigation printables in your science center and beyond. Whether you investigate green beans, plant seeds, or learn about the plant life cycle, these simple printables are designed to be used with young kids. Perfect for your garden theme, spring theme, or summer theme unit or lesson plans. Kids can learn about plant science and STEM in a fun, hands-on, developmentally appropriate way. This set provides opportunities for science, math and literacy learning.

This resource is part of the Science Investigation Bundle.  If you purchase the money-saving bundle, you do not need to purchase this resource.

DEVELOPMENTAL APPROPRIATE FOR PRESCHOOLERS:

  • This set was designed with preschool and pre-k in mind.
  • Simple text and illustrations are perfect for non-readers and emergent readers
  • Opportunities to customize and differentiate as needed for your kids

ENGAGING ACTIVITIES WILL HOLD THEIR INTEREST:

  • The hands-on activities are meaningful and engaging

USE WITH THE FOLLOWING THEMES:

  • garden, farm, plants & seeds
  • spring or summer

THE FOLLOWING PRINTABLES ARE INCLUDED:

  • green bean life-cycle chart (full color and b&w)
  • 6 green bean life-cycle circles (full color and b&w)
  • plant-themed word cards
  • green bean life-cycle photographs for accordion book
  • plant-themed word cards
  • 3 Parts of a Plant posters (green bean, zucchini, & tomato plants)
  • 3 observation note pages (inside of a green bean, plant, seed)
  • seed identification cards
  • seed bag toppers
  • 8 station signs
  • 24 seed picture cards for sorting or reference
  • 2-section seed sorting mat
  • 3-section seed sorting mat
  • 3-section seed parts sorting mat
  • 2-section plant seed sorting mat
  • 3-section plant seed sorting mat
  • 1-10 seed counting mats
  • 1-10 plant counting mats
  • green bean investigation books with 10 page choices
  • plant journal book with 4 page choices
  • labels for a large green bean taste test graph
  • IDEAS for use

My favorite part of this set is the green bean investigation books. The little books print 4 per page and are super easy to assemble. Choose the pages that you want to customize the activity to meet your needs. 

Your students will have so much fun with this set! See the preview file for details.

GREEN BEAN INVESTIGATION BOOK INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING PAGE OPTIONS:

  • cover
  • bean color
  • green bean appearance - kids can trace or draw their bean
  • green bean texture (smooth or bumpy) and shape (straight or curved)
  • green bean weight
  • green bean length
  • Does it sink or float?
  • How many seeds inside?
  • green bean taste test (two options)

PLANT JOURNAL PAGES

  • cover
  • What does the seed look like?
  • Seed observation (sandwich bag)
  • Plant observation

SCIENCE LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES

  • Learn about the life-cycle of plants]
  • Observe the life-cycle of plants
  • Study the parts of a plant
  • Identify and sort different varieties of seeds
  • Understand that different seeds produce different plants
  • Make and test a hypothesis
  • Conduct and record observations on germination and plant growth
  • Recognize seeds in the food that we eat
  • Understand that some of our food comes from plants

EARLY LITERACY LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Read diagrams
  • Read simple repetitive text in the investigation book, plant journal, and life cycle book
  • Read graphs
  • Write notes and record results
  • Read word cards

MATH LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES:

  • Sort parts of a plant
  • Count and sort seeds
  • Measure and record weight, length
  • Graph and analyze taste test results

**I USE AN EASY TO READ FONTS ON ALL OF THE PRINTABLES!**

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