Growing, growing, grown!

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By Louise RichmondTeaching Assistant in a Reception class

Explore the idea of growth while cultivating plants with these creative and investigative activities


Girl with watering can

In this article:

  1. Build a beanstalk
  2. Growing seeds
  3. Cross-curricular activities

Build a beanstalk

Make a 2D or 3D beanstalk

Creative Development – Exploring Media and Materials

Development matters: Create 3D structures (30–50 months); Create constructions, collages, painting and drawings (40–60+ months).

Early learning goal: Explore colour, texture, shape, form and space in two or three dimensions.

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