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The life cycle of a flowering plant

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This lesson plan for primary learners looks at the life cycle of flowering plants.

Karen Elliot

In this lesson learners watch a short video about the life cycle of a flowering plant and complete an accompanying worksheet. They label a diagram, then draw and colour their own flower to complete the worksheet. After watching the video and completing the worksheet, extend the topic using activities from the LearnEnglish Kids website.


  • To provide a simple explanation of the life cycle of flowering plants
  • To present a topic related to the seasons of spring (seeds are planted) and autumn (new seeds form and fall to the ground), and to World Wildlife Day (3 March)
  • To use the present simple to describe facts
  • To develop listening, speaking and labelling skills
  • To provide learners with an opportunity to label a diagram and draw their own flower

Age group



CEFR level A1–A2


50–60 minutes


The lesson plan, worksheets and answer key can be downloaded in PDF format below. In addition, you will need:

Language level
Language Level: 
Primary level 1