I really like all of these ideas for learning about the heart because they can be used for many ages.  Some of the younger children may find the model of the house representing the heart easier to understand and more relatable.  School age children may find the actual heart and body activities as more of a challenge and enjoyable project.  This can help children going through something cardiac related understand procedures or problems occurring.

Human Body: Learning About the Heart

Human Body: Learning About the Heart Unit - Printables and activities about the human heart - Good hands on materials and activities about how the heart and the blood circulatory system work.

Circulatory System Lesson Any way to get students to understand something that is difficult to understand is always effective. 3365 C3 W8

Circulatory System Lesson: any way to get children to understand something that is difficult to understand is always effective. This activity can be a part of helping a child understand how their heart and circulatory system works.

Worksheets: Awesome Anatomy: Follow Your Heart

Awesome Anatomy: Follow Your Heart

Fifth grade life science worksheets get your child to learn about anatomy, biology, and more. Use fifth grade life science worksheets with your young scientist.

The circulatory system ks2

Students can diagram blood flow using simple straws from the heart, to the lungs, and to other parts of the body while paying attention to whether the blood is oxygenated or deoxygenated.

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The Cardiovascular System

Runde's Room: A Little Bit of Blood and Gore ... Making Blood Models for Studying the Human Body

A Little Bit of Blood and Gore ...

Blood flow through the heart

Learn About the Circulatory System for Kids

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