Time for textbooks then?
Nah!!! Innovation and resourcefulness are a home educator's middle names.
First get 2 place mats.
Then get a few printouts on plant and animal cells from http://www.enchantedlearning.com/
Then buy a large quantity of assorted sweets.
Ready, get set -
No don't eat them yet!
Strawberry flavoured plant cell wall. Yum.
Liquorice nucleus and nucleolus
It's starting to take shape.
Voila - a plant cell!
Plant and animal cells.
But before you can eat anything, kids, you need to find out the similarities and differences between the cells...