Circulatory System Activities | Human Heart | Blood | Human Body Systems




Are you teaching the heart and circulatory system but having trouble finding kid-friendly and engaging texts, activities, and diagrams? This complete 10 day unit includes everything you need to teach your upper elementary students about the circulatory human body system. Both a print and interactive digital version made for Google slides are included.

Lessons cover parts of the circulatory system, functions of the circulatory system, circulation, the heart, blood, types of blood vessels, blood pressure, pulse, and heart health. Students will LOVE the fun, engaging activities provided. Students will love the fun, engaging activitiesprovided. You will love that activities are low to no-prep and completely planned out for you!

What does a lesson look like? Daily lessons include an objective, learning through videos and/ or the included informational fact book, hands-on activities, and daily exit slip to assess student understanding.

Digital Version:

Everything you need for an engaging, interactive digital unit is included. Lessons have been divided into units, making it easy to assign and complete activities based on objectives. This unit was designed in a way for students to guide themselves through learning, making it easy for the teacher. The unit has been made for use with Google Slides and Google forms (included end of unit quiz.)



  • Link to digital version made for Google slides
  • 10 days of lesson plans: lesson plans and needed resources are included for easy implementation
  • 13 color Circulatory System vocabulary posters: Includes words circulatory system, heart, blood, blood vessels, circulation, systemic circulation, lymphatic circulation, artery, vein, capillary, blood stream, pulse, blood pressure
  • Circulatory System Videos: 2 posters included with links to circulatory system videos (one with QR codes and one with website links)
  • Video viewing guide: Fill out this viewing guide graphic organizer while watching any of the circulatory system videos
  • Circulatory System fact book: 6 pages of text including the following topics- the circulatory system, circulatory functions, circulation, heart, your blood stream, a healthy heart.
  • vocabulary foldables: 3 foldables are included to cover vocabulary words. Foldables can be glued into a science notebook or stapled to keep in a folder.
  • Parts of the Circulatory System foldable: Create a foldable about the parts of the circulatory system. Perfect to glue into a science notebook or circulatory system lapbook
  • Functions of the Circulatory System: 3 versions of a coloring notes page are included as well as an explanatory writing prompt graphic organizer and writing page.
  • Circulation Activities: Circulation cards to put in order, a circulation diagram, and a writing graphic organizer to explain the circulation process
  • Heart Activities: brainstorming chart, texts, diagrams, and a heart board game
  • Blood Activities: brainstorming chart, text, vocabulary practice, text-based questions
  • Types of Blood Vessels: create a fun foldable including veins, arteries, and capillaries
  • Pulse: text, questions, and a heart rate activity students love!
  • Blood Pressure: text & questions
  • Heart Health: cut-&-paste activity
  • Daily exit slips: Exit slips are included for 9 days of the unit to review what was learned.
  • Vocabulary practice: Practice new circulatory words with a fun cut & paste activity
  • Circulatory System Facts Puzzle: Answer interesting facts about the circulatory system using the code.
  • Circulatory system word search: Search for circulatory system vocabulary. Perfect for early finisher activity.
  • Sentence Writing: Use the two vocabulary words to write a factual sentence about blood.
  • Task Cards: 32 Task Cards to review the circulatory system and recording page
  • Coloring Notes: Circulatory System coloring notes pages (graphic organizers meet coloring pages) Filled in and blank versions available
  • Circulatory system project: Circulatory system project choice board and rubric (great as a culminating assessment of the unit)


What teachers like you are saying…

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Andra B. said, “This is an excellent resource for teaching a difficult body system. The heart diagram is the best resource I have found in teaching the blood flow through the heart. The students also enjoyed the “We’ve got the beat” activity.”

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Kristin B. said, “I am so thankful for this resource. It is a nice unit on the entire circulatory system. It is just enough information to help the understand it better, but not overwhelm them.”

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Chill Teaching in the Whack said, “This was exactly what I needed. There were so many engaging activities to choose from. I really feel this is a great value.”

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Kristina Z. said, “This resource was perfect for my 4th grace circulatory system unit! It was very engaging and well-organized. Highly recommend!”


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