Herb necklace

Students choose a herb to make into a smelly necklace.
Science content
Biology: Features, Adaptations of Living Things (K, 1, 3, 7)
Biology: Sensing, Organ Systems (4, 5, 6)
Lessons activity is in
  • Fresh herb leaves
  • Small clear tube per student
  • Necklace thread per student

Students choose a herb that they like.
Take one leaf (or a couple of smaller leaves), roll them to crush them a little, and stuff them in the tube.
Hang the tube on the necklace.


Good to pair with a herb smell activity.

Add the name of the herb to the necklace, and maybe the molecule image for older student.

Grades taught
Gr K
Gr 1