International Carnivorous Plant Society


Members: Join us for Virtual Events on Zoom

The ICPS has virtual events on Zoom for members. Check the homepage on this website for the schedule. Sign into your ClubExpress account to get the links for the offerings. Based on the international nature of our organization, times and dates are variable to encourage participation by all members.

ICPS Classroom Grants

The International Carnivorous Plant Society is proud to announce Carnivores in the Classroom grants! If you qualify, apply during the open period.

Carnivores in the Classroom Lesson Plans

Lesson plans from teachers who received ICPS Classroom Grants. We encourage teachers to use these plans and to modify them to meet the educational needs of your students.

Teacher Resources - ICPS Videos

Videos produced by the ICPS for children of all ages.

Teacher Resources - Activities

Explore the wild world of carnivorous plants with these mazes, coloring sheets, and puzzles. Carnivorous plants' amazing adaptations engage students of all ages. There is so much more than Venus Flytraps!

Teacher Resources - Infographics

Infographics about carnivorous plants.

Education Carnivorous Plant Videos

Videos recommended by the International Carnivorous Plant Society for children of all ages.

Murderous Plants: Investigating adaptation and competition in carnivorous plants (PDF)

A Teacher's Pack produced by the Charles Darwin Trust and The Linnean Society of London.

The Weird, Wild, Wacky and Wonderful World of Carnivorous Plants

"The Weird, Wild, Wacky and Wonderful World of Carnivorous Plants" was an enrichment course for seven through nine year old students which was developed and utilized by the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. The course includes many hands-on activities such as making sundew terrariums, Venus flytrap puppets, pitcher plant sculpture and butterwort bread. Included are detailed descriptions and instructions to teach the entire course or select course elements on your own. Click to learn more!

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 Nurseries sponsoring classroom grants

Specimen Donor Level

Carnivorous Plant Nursery

Flower Donor Level

California Carnivores


Greg Bourke

Rhizome Donor Level




Seedling Donor Level

Green Jaws Curious Plant