Seeds and Stretches

Explore plant life cycles with this active lesson full of movement

Years: 1

Duration: 60mins

Curriculum Objectives: 4

Subjects: PE, Science

Resource Overview

Engage your class in this active lesson that explores the life cycles of plants through the composition of stretches and movements. A fantastic resource for an interactive lesson outdoors using plants and trees in your school grounds as inspiration. This resource is created in partnership with One Tree Per Child

Resource Assets


Seeds and Stretches Lesson Plan


Seeds and Stretches Vocab Cards

Curriculum Objectives

  • Master basic movements including running, jumping, throwing and catching, as well as developing balance, agility and co-ordination, and begin to apply these in a range of activities
  • Perform dances using simple movement patterns
  • Year 1 (Age 5-6)
    • Identify and describe the basic structure of a variety of common flowering plants, including trees.
    • Identify and name a variety of common wild and garden plants, including deciduous and evergreen trees