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

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Seeds and Stretches Lesson Plan

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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