Hands On Flower Activities for Preschoolers
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Spring and summer are the best time to pull out all your flower activities for preschoolers. Kids are going to love all of these hands-on ideas!
Whether you’re looking for an experiment to add to a unit study or you’re just looking for something fun to do with your preschoolers, your little ones will love all of the preschool flower activities I’ve featured below.
Giving your children, grandchildren, or preschoolers activities that they can learn hands-on is so important. They will be able to gain some new knowledge and skills that they may not have used before.
Flower Activities for Preschoolers
I can’t wait for you to see all of these fun and creative hands-on activities that are perfect for your flower theme for preschool.
Gardening and planting flowers are so much fun for adults and kids. Have your children help you make garden markers, so you know what you planted where. The Country Cottage Chic
I am super excited to share about this post! How to build a fairy garden with kids is sure to be a blast. Take a look. Finding Zest
Not everything that is about flowers has to be real ones. You can make your own pink peony paper flowers too. Small Stuff Counts
Time to break out the paint and get creative with this flower pot craft. It’s intended for Mother’s Day, but your preschoolers would love to make them any time of year. The Inspiration Edit
There is something so helpful about learning with your hands. This Pre-K scissors practice with nature activity is fabulous! They can touch and feel plants while learning how to cut things the right way. U Ready, Teddy?
These nature sensory bottles can all be really unique, just like the kids who make them. The Chaos And The Clutter
These handmade coasters with pressed flower are beautiful! The kids will love helping to make them too. Perfect for gifts or to have around the house. Projects With Kids
Not in the mood to garden? No problem, let the kids make paper flowers. All you need is paper, scissors, glue, and a few other essential supplies. Me And My Inklings
This paper poppy craft is sure to keep your kiddos entertained for a while. They can make several of them and even help decorate your house. Three Little Ferns
Most of us have loads of magazines sitting around the house. Why not let the kids turn them into flowers. Super easy magazine flowers are fun to make too. Organized 31
This spring tree Play Dough activity combines learning about flowers while using your imagination. Fantastic Fun And Learning
Get personal with some beautiful flowers with this DIY flower press activity. Oh, the creations that await! Gluesticks
Nature inspired sensory soup is a great way to include some water play in the activity. The Chaos And The Clutter
Create a gorgeous bouquet of flowers that toddlers can make with this unique activity. Their faces are sure to light up! Sixth Bloom
This DIY flower stamped wrapping paper is as much fun to make as it is to receive a gift wrapped in it. Life Anchored
Your preschoolers can make an entire flower garden with paper plates and have a blast making it the entire time. Happy Hooligans
The kids might get a little messy when making these sponge flowers, but that is half the fun! Mess For Less
Make a stunning rainbow bouquet with some flowers, water, and food coloring. This is a terrific hands-on activity that will teach your kids a lot too. Kids Gardening
Pom pom painted flowers activity with keeping your little ones busy. Use clothespins to help prevent as much paint getting on the kids also. Fantastic Fun And Learning
Tissue paper cherry blossoms look fabulous and are so much fun to make. You just need twigs, glue, and tissue paper. Organized 31
Here is another option for a flower garden sensory bin. Kids can’t get enough sensory bins! They are so entertaining, and they can be imaginative when they play too. Crafting Reality With Sara
Decorate your flower garden with these flower drop garden ornaments. They add lots of color and style, and you can’t help but smile when you see them. Happy Hooligans
Did you know that you could make your own flower petal finger paint? I love this idea, and your kids will be so excited to help. The Chaos And The Clutter
Kids of all ages will love building their own terrarium with plants, flowers, and rocks. They can be as creative as they want to be. Kids Gardening
Must Have Resources:
When completing these crafts and activities at home, I find that the following resources are very helpful to have on hand.
PRESCHOOL BOOKS ABOUT FLOWERS
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about flowers for preschoolers. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
I Can Grow a Flower – Teach your child how a tiny seed grows into a flower in this fascinating lift-the-flap garden story. A pullout height chart ends the book–a great way for children to remember how a sunflower grows, and to measure how fast your child grows, too!
Look! Flowers! – Look! Flowers! There are so many kinds to see. Find out about all types of flowers in this colorful nonfiction book.
The Reason for a Flower – The reason for a flower is to manufacture seeds, but Ruth Heller shares a lot more about parts of plants and their functions in her trademark rhythmic style.
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:
Paper mosaics are simple and easy crafts for kids of all ages. This paper mosaic flower craft is a great project for the spring and summer.
Looking for some teaching tools for your flower lesson plans? Start with these nonfiction books about flowers for preschoolers!
Young learners will work on number recognition, counting, and writing with these flower math activities for preschoolers. Perfect for summer math!
Love all these ideas! Thanks for sharing my giant paper flowers. 🙂