Flower meadow – habitat for various tenants


Flower meadow – habitat for various tenants

Overall aims:

  • Inspiring the interests in the natural world by observing the selected ecosystems;
  • Identifying and naming wild flowers;
  • Enriching knowledge about plants and insects living in the meadow;
  • Raising awareness of the importance of biodiversity and evaluation of human activities;
  • Discovering the relationships inside the meadow ecosystem;
  • Building awareness of the role of man for sustainable development;

Intended learning outcomes:

The child will be able to:

  • Explain the difference between a flower meadow and a lawn;
  • Name selected flowers, insects and other inhabitants of the meadow;
  • Explain the concept of biodiversity;
  • Actively participate in establishing a flower meadow;


Initial – Activating prior knowledge. Conversation: What do we know about the meadow? What and who lives at the meadow?

Ongoing – Observation of children’s activity during the workshops

Final (according to the teacher’s choice) – Summary conversation: What is biodiversity and why is it important? How human can help to insects and other creatures living at the meadow?

Pathway structure

Stage I – ecological pillar

Multi-sensorial experience of the meadow and getting to know its inhabitants through listening and observing

Stage II – ecological and socio-cultural pillars

Enriching knowledge about plants and insects living in the meadow, expressing emotions by painting the meadow with natural brushes.

Stage III – ecological, socio-cultural and economical pillars

Understanding the importance of biodiversity by comparing a flower meadow with a lawn, shaping pro-ecological attitudes.

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