We have been spending quite a bit of time in our garden sorting out our little growing areas (we try to grow some vegetables each year as a learning activity) and we naturally started talking about plant life cycles.
From cheerful posters to drawing activities to jigsaws to templates for crafts we have lots of sunflower activities for you to download and print.
By following our step by step instructions, children will soon learn to draw their own pretty sunflowers. This is a nice starter "learn to draw" for younger children.
These gorgeous sunflowers are relatively simple to cut out and look superb on display, "planted" in a line. The pdf file includes the complete alphabet in lower case letters.
Available in both colour and black and white, we thought these "badges" might come in useful for a party - or some sort of crafty project!
This fun doodle page asks children to draw the sunflowers on top of the sunflower stalks before colouring in the picture! And to help them along, one little boy is imagining just what his prize-winning sunflower looks like...
These sunflower frames would make a lovely classroom display. Write a sunflower or summer themed poem neatly on the centre, colour in the frame and cut out to pin up.
Here's a lovely cheerful jigsaw which the kids will enjoy putting together! It takes minutes to make using our jigsaw instructions and cutting guides, and can be kept simply in an envelope or ziploc bag for repeated use.
This lovely sunflower lacing card is perfect for a late summer lacing project, and so much fun to do. Lace around the edges with yellow wool and then sew some textural "seeds" on the brown with running stitch.
There's a bright and cheerful sunflower on the front of this lifecycle diary booklet, and plenty of space inside for recording your observations if you're growing your own sunflowers from seed. Print onto A4 paper, and choose the 'Booklet' option under 'Page Size and Hand
Our sunflower life cycle vocabulary matching cards can be cut out individually and used for matching games or folded to make two-sided cards to test vocabulary.
These stunning posters are perfect to display in the classroom if you're learning about the life cycle of a sunflower plant. Print using the borderless settings on your printer for the best results.
Learn about the life cycle of a sunflower from seed to full-grown plant with the help of this simple poster, available with or without labels.
Are you learning about the life cycle of plants? This set of 6 posters illustrates the lifecycle of a sunflower and are ideal for classroom displays.
Print our sunflower life cycle sequencing cards (and arrows) onto some strong white paper or card, then cut out and arrange in the correct order to make your own life cycle diagram. You can laminate the cards and arrows for extra durability too (choose from blank or labelled versions below).
This printable set of sunflower life cycle word cards contains 10 words or phrases all associated with the sunflower life cycle process. Perfect for labelling diagrams and for vocabulary work.
Just for fun, decorate your walls (or your fridge, or your display boards) with these fun sunflower photo frames! Simply cut them out and tape over a photo of your child's face.
When your children make the sunflower to top the stem on this sunflower playdough mat encourage them to think about the texture of the flower and see if they can represent it in playdough. They could even embelish with sunflower seeds.
Sunflowers brighten up our lives in late summer, and who can fail to be cheered up by their lovely, open faces turning towards the sunshine! Here's a poster to brighten your walls...
This lovely, simple poster will cheer up any classroom, playroom or bedroom! It has a nice simple outline for cutting out projects, too.
This sunflower template, complete with stem and leaves, can be used in all sorts of craft projects with the kids, including simple collage and sewing projects. You can cut out the central circle to make a photo frame, too.
Here's our pretty sunflower head - no stem or leaves - for you to trace or use as a template for cutting out crafts.