Primary education resources

Inspire your primary school pupils with fun activities about plant and fungal science.

Pupils using maths equipment during a schools session

Pre-visit resources

Resources to set the scene ahead of a Kew education session.

  • Pupils on a school session

    KS2 Evolution and adaptation activity

    Get your pupils thinking about the topic of evolution. 

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  • Oil painting of  Japanese persimmon or kaki fruit by Marianne North

    KS2 Marianne North activity

    Does art have a place in the world of science? 

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  • Bee pollinating yellow flower

    KS2 Pollination activity

    Why are pollinators so important? 

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  • KS2 Rainforests: People and plants

    What can you see, hear, touch, taste and smell in a tropical rainforest? 

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  • Students learning about the rainforest

    Lower KS2 Habitats: Rainforests

    How do plants and animals rely on eachother? 

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  • Student looking through a microscope

    Lower KS2 Plant scientists

    What do you think a plant scientist does? 

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Post-visit resources

Excite and inspire your pupils back in the classroom.

  • Pupils on a school session

    KS2 Evolution and adaptation activity

    Get creative and learn how are plant fossils made. 

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  • Pupils on a school session

    KS2 Pollination activity

    Think about how flowers attract pollinators. 

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  • Inside the Palm House

    KS2 Rainforest: People and plants activity

    Why should endangered plants be protected?

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  • Fanning leaves inside the Palm House

    Lower KS2 Habitats: Rainforests

    Cut out our cards and work out the story of a brazil nut tree.

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  • Pupils on a school session

    Lower KS2 Plant scientists

    Learn about seed dispersal by designing your own seed. 

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  • Banana leaf

    Upper KS2 Habitats: Rainforests

    How do plants and animals help each other survive? 

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  • Upper KS2 Plant scientists

    Discuss the main stages of the life cycle of a plant. 

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