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EYFS Seasons and art - discussion cards

Resource overview

Invite pupils to explore how plants change across the four seasons with this discussion card activity.

Topics covered

seasons, plant science

How to use this resource

  1. Display the activity on your whiteboard for a whole class approach or print for pupils to work independently. 
  2. Ask pupils to complete the activity in groups of 3-4. Each group could have one card to discuss, or the full set. 
  3. Encourage groups to feedback to the class.  



Looking at the stages of a plant’s life cycle can help us identify the season; through new plants emerging from the ground, flower buds appearing and opening, seeds and fruits growing or leaves changing colour and falling to the ground. 

 The artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo liked to paint portraits using objects from nature which he thought were very funny.  He created some pieces of art called Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Take the challenge and use foraged material to complete your own portraits exploring the seasons! 

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Give your EYFS Nursery and Reception pupils a challenge to release their creative skills and explore how plants grow and change in the different seasons through art and design.

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