14 fun flower activities for preschoolers

Fun ways to explore flowers with your students!

Spring is just around the corner.  Flowers will be blooming as nature comes alive.  Here are 14 fun flower activities that you can explore with your preschoolers…


Plant your own seeds with your students!

Exploring Measurement

Is this flower taller or shorter than a preschooler?  Explore measurement with child-sized flowers…

Building Literacy

Combine literacy and art by reading Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert.  Then paint a rainbow of beautiful flowers…

Building Fine Motor Skills

Use tweezers to dissect flowers and promote fine motor skills while having fun

Create beautiful tissue paper flowers using a wide array of colors…

Creating with Flowers

Introduce preschoolers to the art of still lifes with flower drawings

This spectacular piece of art was created with parts of flowers added to contact paper and then framed…

Creating a flower collage is a fun way to study different colors and types of flowers…

Identify the Parts of a Flower

Explore the different parts of a plant from seed to flower on the sticky table…

Painting with Flowers

Don’t throw out those old flowers quite yet!  Paint with a bouquet of flowers before you toss them out…

Create a keepsake with handprint flower fun

Change up the easel experience by painting cupcake flowers on the easel

Reuse plastic bottles with water bottle printing

Exploring the Colors of Nature

Take a walk and explore nature’s color wheel

Explore the Senses with Flowers

Lastly, provide endless fun with flowers by creating a flower center…

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Links to grow on:

Flower stencil painting by Learn with Play at Home

Flowers on a string by Toddler Approved

Build a garden math game by Family Your Way

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Deborah J Stewart

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