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'Flowers' Home Learning Ideas


Visits and places to explore: (the links in green are free attractions!)

*Please note as much as we encourage these wonderful visits and think they are fantastic learning experiences, if you wish to visit these please do so at weekends, evenings or during the holidays - we really don't want your little ones to miss any school learning!*


Activities to do at home:

Click on the text below the pictures to find resources and instructions as to how to carry out these lovely flower related activities at home!

Create their own 'Garden Centre' picture and write a caption on 'Purple Mash'. This has been set as a '2do' for your child. Their password and instructions for the programme can be found in their homework files.

Creating their own bunch of flowers using plants!

Developing phonics through flowers - put a digraph in the centre and get your child to write words with the digraphs on the petals.


Great books linked to 'Flowers': (the books in green can be loaned from Staines or Ashford Library)

  • Dexter Bexley and the big blue Beastie by Joel Stewart.
  • Ten thousand poisonous plants in the world by Paul Rockett
  • The first Slodge by Jemi Desmond
  • Naked Trevor by Rebecca Elliott
  • Lulu loves flowers by Rosalind Beardshaw
  • The Magic School Bus Plants and Seeds by Joanna Cole
  • The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle
  • Counting in the Garden by Kim Parker
  • It could still be a flower by Allan Fowler
  • Grow Flower, Grow! by Lisa Bruce