Learning at home

Learn about plant and fungal science from home with our resources.

A child feed and hands examine the ground with a microscope

Our curriculum-aligned resources for KS1 –⁠ KS5 are designed to keep pupils on track with their learning, at home or in the classroom.

Get stuck into our fun challenges. Download our powerpoints and be immersed in the world of plants and fungi with videos, games and challenges. 

Pupils will need: 

  • a laptop or computer to follow the instructions
  • a pen and paper to take part in the activities
  • coloured pencils will be useful in the creative tasks. 

KS1 activities

KS2 activities

KS3 activities

KS4 and KS5 activities

  • Dried cacao beans

    KS4 Kew the question

    Take our challenge and think about ways to tackle world hunger. 

  • Pupils on a school session

    KS5 Kew the question

    Learn about food security and think about ways we can produce food sustainably. 

More resources

  • Pupils on a school session

    Resource packs

    Designed to support education sessions at Kew Gardens, our resource packs are free for teachers and parents to use. 

  • Kid with a magnifying glass

    Fun things to do with your family

    Get creative with our fun activities for children of primary school age.

  • Mobile museum

    Create your own museum

    Set up a museum at home using plant-based objects and inspire your family and friends. 

  • A member of the horticulture team watering plants in the Temperate House © RBG Kew/Jeff Eden

    How I got here

    Find out more about the experts at Kew with our career cards. 

  • Children playing on a music and movement session

    Family and Early years learning

    Learn from home with our fun nature activities or sing along to a music session. Download seasonal trails to use in the Gardens with your children. 

 Student examining seeds

Endeavour

Explore our free online learning platform. Plan a plant hunter expedition, investigate plants used in medicine and explore habitats under threat.

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