FoodPrints Curriculum

Pollinators at Work


Habitats & Life Cycles

Standards Alignment:

DC Early Learning Standards

Grade Level:



Spring / May


The purpose of this lesson is to introduce students to pollination and pollinators. Students will learn about the important role that pollinators play in the garden to make sure our fruits and vegetables grow. They will make models of pollinators and search for pollinators in the garden.

Big Idea

Many delicious fruits and vegetables depend on pollinators to grow.

Guiding Questions

  • How do pollinators help our garden?​
  • What is the job of a pollinator?

Instructional Video to Support Teaching This Lesson