Dandelion Seed Unit Study
Books to Read
- The Dandelion Seed
- The Dandelion Seed’s Big Dream (The Dandelion Seed Series)
- From Seed to Dandelion (Scholastic News Nonfiction Readers: How Things Grow)
- Dandelion Adventures (Holiday Crafts for Kids)
- A Field Guide to Edible Wild Plants: Eastern and central North America (Peterson Field Guides)
- Dandelions: Stars in the Grass
- This fingerprint Dandelion Seed Craft is so sweet – would be perfect for either young children or even older primary age kids.
- Your child will love making Dandelion Flowers with paint and a fork!
- Learn how to draw a dandelion.
- Playing By the Book has a great idea for crafting a dandelion plant.
- Older students will enjoy this dandelion painting.
- This is an amazing time lapse video of a dandelion flower.
- How to Make a Dandelion Crown.
- And here’s another way to make dandelion crowns.
A weed is but an unloved flower. – Ella Wheeler Wilcox, poet
Snack Ideas and Recipes
- Dandelion Syrup
- Dandelion Cornbread
- Iced Lime and Dandelion Tea
- Dandelion Lemonade
- Dandelion Salad
- Dandelion Jelly for Canning
- And here’s a dandelion cookbook from the Alaska Exotic Plant Management.
Activities for Learning
- This lapbook is based on Don Freeman’s book, Dandelion
- Dandelion poem with recording.
- Outdoor Hour Challenge: Dandelions
- You’ll find lots of great dandelion nature study ideas here.
- Dandelion Greens – No Common Weed!
- Life Cycle of a Dandelion from Summer Solutions
- Nature Study: Sketching Dandelions
- How to Draw a Dandelion Fairy
- Getting Mathematical with Weeds
- Dandelion Math Word Problems
- 10 Fun Dandelion Activities
- Dandelion Coloring Page
My girls have been enjoying cross stitch recently, and this little mouse and dandelion kit is just too cute!
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