Please download and share the documents below to help raise awareness of The Big Sunflower Project.
- The Information Point and The Big Sunflower Project
- The Big Sunflower Project 2019
- Join in
- Site notice
- How to grow sunflowers
Growing sunflowers is a great way to teach children.
- Gardening with children
Shows how growing sunflowers links to the national curriculum.
- The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle
Picture book dramatising the life cycle of all plants, as one tiny seed grows into an enormous sunflower, which then produces more seeds in its turn.
- If I Were a Bee by Dolores Keaveney
The journey of a honeybee making its’ way across garden, field and meadow.
- I can grow a sunflower by the RHS
An introduction to plant life and nature, revealing the life cycle of a sunflower and facts about ladybirds, worms, bees and butterflies.
You could also use your sunflower seeds to start conversations about equality and diversity. The websites below may be useful when doing this.
- Disability Action Alliance
Supports raising awareness of disability amongst children with information, activities and videos.
Educational resources for teachers to promote equality, celebrate diversity, and tackle discrimination.
- Letterbox Library
Children’s bookseller and education supplier, bringing teachers, librarians and parents the best in inclusive children’s books.
- Listen to our stories
Step into the lives of some thirty young adults and children with disabilities = contributors include young people; girls, boys, young women, and young men between the ages of five and twenty-one.