Sunflowers

Sunflowers are pure sunshine and summer, and because of their exhuberant flowers - and height - they are loved by children. We've had some fun putting together a collection of sunflower activities that we hope you will enjoy with the kids, both in the classroom and at home!

Grid Copy - Sunflower

Grid Copy - Sunflower

Sunflowers are so cheerful and are fantastic fun to grow yourself. This grid copy would be a great tie in with a planting activity!

Learn to Draw a Sunflower

Learn to Draw a Sunflower

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.

Sunflower - Thank You Card

Sunflower - Thank You Card

Print this card onto good quality paper and then simple fold twice for a cheerful thank you card, perfect for the summer months!

Sunflower Acrostic Poem Printable

Sunflower Acrostic Poem Printable

Older children might like to try writing an acrostic poem using the letters in the word "sunflower". This sunflower acrostic poem printable makes the process much more enjoyable and it looks lovely on display. Alternatively, use as a writing frame.

Sunflower Alphabet

Sunflower Alphabet

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.

Sunflower Badges

Sunflower Badges

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!

Sunflower Bouquet Colouring Card

Sunflower Bouquet Colouring Card

Why not give a slightly different card this summer? Just print out our sunflower bouquet colouring card and grab the colouring pencils…

Sunflower Colour Pop Colouring Card

Sunflower Colour Pop Colouring Card

We've filled in the background of sunflower colouring card so that the kids can just concentrate on colouring in the flower itself. It makes a very pretty card to give in the summer months.

Sunflower Colouring Card

Sunflower Colouring Card

This sunflower colouring card is designed for older children, being something like a nature study drawing. Colour, fold, and give.

Sunflower Colouring Card 2

Sunflower Colouring Card 2

The lovely big sunflower on the front of this printable card is perfect for younger children  to colour in. You could even cut a photo into a circular shape and stick it into the centre of the sunflower.

Sunflower Colouring Page

Sunflower Colouring Page

You know it is high summer when the sunflowers come out! Here's a pretty sunflower colouring page - for fun or nature study.

Sunflower Colouring Page 2

Sunflower Colouring Page 2

This sunflower colouring page is aimed at younger children but you can use it in many different ways. How about using it as a collage base and gluing sunflower seeds to the middle circle, and crumpled tissue paper to the petals and leaves? It works as a template for all sorts of craft projects.

Sunflower Colouring Page 3

Sunflower Colouring Page 3

Here's another version of our pretty sunflower colouring page, this time with the background filled in. And as we often enjoy sunflowers against a lovely summer blue sky, that's what you'll find on this printable page!

Sunflower Doodle Page

Sunflower Doodle Page

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...

Sunflower Finger Tracing

Sunflower Finger Tracing

Younger children can learn to write the letters of the word "sunflower" with the help of this pretty finger tracing worksheeet.

Sunflower Frame

Sunflower Frame

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.

Sunflower Grid Copy

Sunflower Grid Copy

Our grid copies require a fun mixture of concentration and pencil control - and they are also a good way of learning how to put a picture together! This one features a nice, simple sunflower - perfect for summer.

Sunflower Handprint Painting

Sunflower Handprint Painting

Celebrate the summer with this gorgeous sunflower handprint painting, which is fun and simple for kids to make as a summer painting project. Imagine a whole "field" of these on display!

Sunflower Handprint Painting Height Chart

Sunflower Handprint Painting Height Chart

Children will be thrilled to use their own artwork to make a height chart to display on the wall - and the sunflower is a usefully tall flower, so perfect for making this height chart!

Sunflower Handwriting Worksheet

Sunflower Handwriting Worksheet

Children can practise writing the word sunflower until they can do it on their own with beautiful letters! This makes a lovely handwriting worksheet for the summer.

Sunflower Lacing Card

Sunflower Lacing Card

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.

Sunflower Poster

Sunflower Poster

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...

Sunflower poster

Sunflower poster

This lovely, simple poster will cheer up any classroom, playroom or bedroom! It has a nice simple outline for cutting out projects, too.

Sunflower Story Paper

Sunflower Story Paper

This pretty sunflower story paper makes a useful writing printable for summer, and it comes complete with a picture to colour in, too!

Sunflower Symmetry

Sunflower Symmetry

Complete the picture of this beautiful sunflower. If you prefer you can use the grid option to help you.

Sunflower Template 1

Sunflower Template 1

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.

Sunflower Template 2

Sunflower Template 2

Here's our pretty sunflower head - no stem or leaves - for you to trace or use as a template for cutting out crafts.

Sunflower Writing Page

Sunflower Writing Page

Write about the sunflower - perhaps your own experiments to grow one - with our pretty sunflower writing paper. Choose from colour or black and white.

Planting Sunflowers

Topsy and Tim (CBeebies) plant their sunflower seeds in the garden:

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