Sunflower Learning Centre

Welcome to the Sunflower Learning Centre. This is where you will find plenty of inspiration, information, and fun activities to download and share with your kindergarten children to support their learning.


The activities and learning sheets can assimilate into aspects of the Te Whāriki: He whāriki mātauranga mō ngā mokopuna o Aotearoa Early childhood curriculum and are in the following topics for easy access: Science/Inquiry, Maths, Physical, Literacy, Art, and Music

 

Science/Inquiry

Process of planting and growing the plants, discussions around the environment (impact of weather on plants) and interactions. Exploring the process of plant photosynthesis.

Maths

Number recognition, counting and becoming familiar with units of measurement through measuring and recording their plants.

Physical

Fine motor skills (sowing seeds), maintenance of the plants eg: daily watering and weekly measuring.

Literacy

Reading about sunflowers, writing about plants, recording measurements, talking about sunflowers within structured group time etc.

Art

Drawing sunflowers, creating life-cycles and completing craft activities supplied with each newsletter.

Music

Songs about sunflowers and how they grow.

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