Types of Flowers Match Up – Free Printable

You are invited to download the poster and picture cards with different types of flowers – learning printables for preschool and kindergarten children. Use this resource with clear true-to-life images to create hands-on botany activities for your students. This resource will be useful if you plan to explore spring flowers in your Montessori and early childhood classroom.

About Flowers

Flowers are beautiful and fascinating plants that kids love to learn about. Flowers come in many sizes, shapes, and colors, and are often used as symbols of love, happiness, and friendship. Kids can enjoy planting and taking care of flowers in their own garden or even in a small pot. They can learn about the different parts of the flower, such as the petals, stem, and pollen; and discover how flowers attract pollinators such as bees and butterflies. Exploring the world of flowers is a great way for kids to connect with nature and learn more about the world around them.

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Flowers are an amazing gift from nature, and they come in a diverse range of types and colors. Some of the most popular types of flowers include roses, lilies, carnations, daffodils, sunflowers, and orchids. Each type of flower has its own unique properties, such as different fragrances, shapes, and sizes. Flowers are often associated with specific occasions and emotions, such as roses for love, lilies for sympathy, and sunflowers for happiness. Whether you are looking for a romantic gesture or to brighten up a room, there is a type of flower for every occasion.

Learning about flowers in the Montessori classroom

In the Montessori classroom, children learn about flowers through a variety of activities that engage their senses and creativity. They may explore the parts of a flower using materials such as flower puzzles, diagrams, and real specimens. Hands-on activities like planting and caring for real flowers allow the children to observe the life cycle of a plant. Art projects involving flowers foster self-expression and imagination. Children also learn about the role of flowers in pollination and how they contribute to the larger ecosystem. Through these activities, children develop a deep appreciation for the beauty and importance of flowers in our world.

Types of flowers printable

Types of flowers poster and matching cards for littles (pre-k and K students) – match, glue onto a watercolor spring background, and learn new different kinds of flowers.

There are many uses for the printable. Children can learn the names of different types of flowers.
Younger children can be encouraged to match color pictures to the black-and-white version.
Cut flower cards, laminate, and attach hook and loop dots to add an extra challenge for little fingers. Older children might be inspired to create their own book of animals in spring, glue cutouts, or draw and label the flowers.

Here is what’s included:

  • 12 x types of flowers for matching
  • 12 x flowers – poster
  • 1 x spring/summer-themed background
  • PowerPoint with editable text poster featuring 12 flowers

I love this idea @raisingmaeve had. Jess enlarged the background and used adhesive to create this wonderful little activity for her child.
If you would like to enlarge the background, here is how you can do it. Hit Print. Make sure in your Advanced Settings ‘Print As Image’ has been deselected. Then hit ‘Poster’ and set your ‘Tile Scale’ according to how large you would like your poster to be. If you set it at 100%, it will print on two sheets. Trim sheets as needed and connect your poster pieces using scotch tape.

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About Anastasia - Anastasia is an early childhood teacher and the founder of Montessori Nature - a blog about Montessori living and learning and nature-based explorations. With many years of experience working in a Montessori environment and homeschooling her children, she directed her passion for all things Montessori and nature into creating educational resources. You can learn more here and browse her printables on Teachers Pay Teachers.

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