Plants & Animals

Plant science for kids learning at Primary School. Learn about the plants,animals and their habitats for Key Stage 1, Year 1 & 2 children.

Plants

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Learn about the fascinating world of plants for kids with our range of fun experiments & free games.
Bitesize - PlantsBBC Bitesize – Plants
Facts about plants
Bitesize - PlantsBBC Bitesize – What does a plant need to grow?
Plants provide food for people and animals to eat. They also make oxygen. All people and animals need oxygen to breathe.
Bitesize - PlantsBBC Bitesize – What plants can you find outside?
Looking at their size, leaf shapes, colours or flower scent can help you learn what they are called.
Bitesize - PlantsBBC Bitesize – What are the parts of a plant?
Plants have roots, stems and leaves. Some also have flowers.
Bitesize - PlantsBBC Bitesize – What is the lifecycle of a plant?
Seeds grow roots and shoots. Roots and shoots then grow leaves above ground.

Animals

Bitesize - AnimalsBBC Bitesize – What is a Food chain?
Watch this video to learn about different food chains.
Bitesize - AnimalsBBC Bitesize – What are mammals?
Find out what a mammal is.
Bitesize - AnimalsBBC Bitesize – Muscles, skeletons and characteristics
Learn about the different muscles and skeletons of animals.
Bitesize - AnimalsBBC Bitesize – Lifecycles
Learn about the different stages of an animal’s life.
Bitesize KS1 - Living thingsBBC Bitesize KS1 – Forest Trail
A fun activity to help children at KS1 learn about living things.
Bitesize KS1 - Animal HospitalBBC Bitesize KS1 – Animal Hospital
A fun activity to help children at KS1 learn about health and growth.

Habitats

Bitesize - AnimalsBBC Bitesize – Habitats
Learn about the animals and plants living in different habitats.