Needs of Plants and Animals - How Seeds Will Travel

Downloadable (1 PDF - 8 pages)

The How Seeds Will Travel activity can also be found within the Needs of Plants and Animals - Let's Do Science Bundle. If you are interested in purchasing this activity and more, you can check out the Needs of Plants and Animals bundle here.

During the How Seeds Will Travel activity, which is ideal for K-1, students examine illustrations to observe and describe ways in which plants and animals living on the prairies depend upon each other. They use this information to understand that plants provide a food source for animals while animals help spread their seeds.

By the end of the activity students should be able to:

  • Identify characteristics of various plants and animals
  • Understand that some plants and animals must adapt to the environment in order to meet their basic needs
  • Identify different ways living things add value to other living things and the world in general

Additional resources included with the activity plan:

  • Student worksheet
  • Travel seed card

Additional resources required:

  • Plant burrs or seeds
  • Velcro pieces