Plants: build a model flower

An investigation for year 3 linking with the topic plants. A hands-on lesson in which your future botanists will learn the names and functions of the parts of a flower. Each child will build their own 3D flower comprising leaves, sepals, petals, stamen, a stigma and an ovary.

This pack includes:

  • A differentiated lesson plan including the scientific terms used for the parts of a flower
  • A PowerPoint presentation which names and explains the parts of a flower
  • Printable instructions and templates to make a 3D flower
  • Three guided reading spreads: Interview with a bumblebee biologist, sensational female scientist Agnes Arber and information about butterflies

Simple to resource! The items you will need:

  • Cotton bud
  • Plasticine
  • Polystyrene block or brown cardboard box
Year 3
Plants: build a model flower

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