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Leopards’ spots, zebras’ stripes and sunflower spirals are not just
pretty! Provide your students with skills and understanding behind
patterns and shapes in nature with this biomimicry resource. This
resource will make  your science projects for younger kids, Grade 1 to
3, both engaging and educational.

This packet is perfect if you want
something exciting for a project-based learning unit. Enter the
fascinating world of patterns and shapes in nature- from spores, and
zebras to sunflowers and kiwifruits. The aim is to inspire students to
look for patterns and interesting shapes.

Feel inspired, Be Creative and Make Change.

The most intricate as well as mind-boggling patterns are often found where
you least expect them. Walking around looking for patterns is a fun
imaginary activity. An activity that inspires students to be curious. It
also inspires students to search for scientific facts and to use
artistic and aesthetic goggles to explore the world. You’ll find
everything you need to feel inspired, get creative and engage young

You’ll save time by purchasing this easy-to-use
introduction to Biomimicry – Bio means Life and Mimic means to imitate
life and nature.

What are you waiting for?
Purchase this fun, educational and engaging nature inspired resource
now and give your students a science activity they’ll love.

This engaging Patterns in Nature package contains:

1. What is a Pattern? – Describe the pattern

2. Draw the pattern

3. Pattern words – make a dictionary.

4. Look for interesting shapes

5. A flower is beautiful because of its pattern

6. An animal is beautiful because of its pattern

7. Spotting spirals

8. What is a spiral?

9. Spotting Spots & Stripes

10. Can you describe spots & stripes

11. Can you decide if it is a Spot or Stripes?

12. Stunning Symmetry

13. How to decide if something is symmetrical?

14. What if challenge

15. Why do Animals and Plants use patterns?

16. Showing your pattern is not always wise!

17. Complete the patterns

18. Imagination challenge

19. Why are patterns useful

20. Draw your own Pattern Inspired by Nature

21. All about shapes – Mind map

22. Interesting Facts

23. Spores / make a spore print

24. Some interesting things that I have learned

25. Practical ideas – pattern mandala, golden ratio animal

Looking for a resource about butterflies?

Reviews of other Think Dive – Sparking Children’s Thinkibility products:

Project based learning: Bats, STEAM, Biomimicry“This product is absolutely the favorite one I have purchased all fall! I
love the information that is provided about bats – just enough to
intrigue and encourage higher level thinking. There are graphic
organizers, worksheets, and subtle suggestions to help young learners
perform at their best! And best of all, it stretches their creativity!
Thanks for such an amazing resource!”

Project based learning: Mammals, Reptiles & Amphibians – STEAM, Biomimicry, NGSS

“Used this for a Kindergarten STEAM club unit and it was a hit!”

Why am I qualified to write these biomimicry resources? I was a member of BEN – Biomimicry Education Network – and a curator of
educational resources at BEN. I am the author of the book
Biomimicry with Theo & Tuva: Nature spotting inspires wild ideas.
In 2015, I completed a course in Biomimicry: A Sustainable Design
Methodology at Minneapolis College of Art and Design. I took part
in the Biomimicry Design Challenge in 2021.