Poppy Life Cycle and Parts of the Red Poppy – Free Printables

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You are invited to download the poppy pack – learning printables for preschool and kindergarten children. Use this resource with clear true-to-life images and photographs to create hands-on science activities for your students. Children will learn stages of the poppy life cycle, parts of the red poppy, practice sequencing skills, work to improve their concentration and fine motor skills. This resource will come in handy if you are planning to talk about Anzac Day with your students and explore spring flowers in your Montessori and early childhood classroom.

red poppy printables

This printable was created based on a request I received from one of the readers. I created a Poppy pack to complement the already existing Parts of a Red Poppy poster freebie. Enjoy!

This resource contains a Poppy life cycle poster, worksheet, 3 part cards, and Parts of The Red Poppy printables.

poppy cards

Here is what’s included:

  • Poppy life cycle poster
  • Poppy life cycle 3 part cards
  • Poppy life cycle coloring, cutting, and pasting worksheet
  • Poppy life cycle tracing strips
  • Parts of the Red Poppy poster
  • Parts of the Red Poppy poster minus labels
  • Parts of the Red Poppy labels
  • Parts of the Red Poppy tracing

Age: Preschool ages 3 – 6 years

Subjects and uses in the classroom: Spring, Anzac Day, Farm Unit, Nature Table, Science Centers, Fine motor, Prewriting

How to Use:

Parts of the Red Poppy – Gather books on flowers for children to explore. Print posters and label cards on cardstock and laminate. Cut individual label cards.

Attach clear velcro to the poster without labels and label cards. Velco will come especially handy if you decide to take your work outdoors. Having an additional challenge for little fingers is always welcomed when working with young children!

Present the poster – name all parts and invite the students to share their thoughts on the various functions of each part. Then read each label and invite the student to match it to the corresponding part of the red poppy.

Life Cycle poster – print on cardstock and laminate. Present all stages of the life cycle. Invite the children to retell them or tell their own story that features all the stages.

3- part cards – Print on cardstock and laminate if you wish to preserve colors and cards quality for future use. Place picture cards in a column and invite the children to match the picture to the picture and the word to the word.

Life cycle line art – supply scissors, glue, and coloring pencils. Invite the student to color and cut cards and glue them into the correct sequence.

Tracing and coloring worksheets – print on cardstock and laminate. Supply an erasable pen. Invite the child to trace the words and color corresponding images. Alternatively, print pages on regular printing paper and slide them into plastic pockets.

poppy cards

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Types of Flowers | Nature Curriculum in Cards

Three-part and description cards with eighteen different flowering plants. The printable features isolated images of commonly known flowers such as lotus, sunflower, pansy, orchid, tulip, rose, blue plumbago, calla lily, carnation, dahlia, daisy, bird of paradise, iris, lily, magnolia, narcissus, petunia, poppy.

The Types of Flowers printable includes:

  • three mats with six types of flowers each
  • six mats with flower descriptions
  • 18 picture cards and 18 label cards
  • two flower posters (with and without labels)
  • cutting strips
  • handwriting worksheets (feature black and white clipart) with cursive, print for tracing, and one set of independent writing
  • coloring A4 pages for each individual flower
  • This printable is included in the Nature Curriculum in Cards Series Bundle
flowers printable

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  About Anastasia. Anastasia is a former Early Childhood teacher, the founder of Montessori Nature, a blog about Montessori - inspired and Nature-based explorations. She taught in a Montessori setting for 11 years and has been practicing the Montessori way of learning and living for the last 20 years. She loves designing engaging educational printables for children. Learn more here. Browse Anastasia's educational resources on Teachers Pay Teachers.


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