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Activity: Pollen Grab

Children play an interactive game to illustrate and reinforce the role of flowers and insects in pollination.


  1. Children are divided into teams of ‘Bees’ and ‘Flowers’.
  2. Teams of ‘Bees’ collect coloured beanbags, representing pollen grains, from ‘Flowers’.
  3. The variety of colours of beanbags they collect illustrates the role of bees in cross-pollination.

    Key Facts

  • Science
  • Key Stage 1
  • Key Stage 2
  • Plants
  • Non-orienteering resources
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Pollen Grab

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