Seed germination: grow plant pets

An investigation for year 2 and P3, linking to the topics plants and biodiversity and interdependence, focussing on how seeds germinate. Pupils will enjoy a fun gardening activity, where they will design and make their own grass head pets. They will then do an experiment to discover what plants need in order to grow.

This pack includes:

  • Two differentiated lesson plans
    • A PowerPoint presentation entitled ‘Super Seeds’
    • Printable discussion prompts
    • Two guided reading spreads based on pets like dogs, cats and mice including information about how microchips work

Simple to resource! The items you will need:

  • Soil or compost
  • Grass seeds
  • Old nylon tights
  • Googly eyes, felt or beads
  • Plant pots or bowls
Year 2
Seed germination: grow plant pets

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