Create realistic flowers from construction paper and recycled items to show what you know about the parts of a flower.
Construct leaves, such as ferns, from construction paper, to add to your bouquet. Use a field guide or real-life plants for information about shapes, colors, and sizes.
Visit a greenhouse, garden, or farm to see how flowers are raised. What do flowers need to grow? How are such fragile items shipped?
Take a Flower Fragrance walk. Draw pictures of flowers that smell wonderfully, and those that have no smell at all. Can you find any that do not have a pleasant smell?
Children identify different parts of a flower and demonstrate their knowledge by creating flowers with those characteristics.
Students artistically arrange their flowers in a vase they design.
Glitter Glue— WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD—Small parts. Not for children under 3 years. Not for use on skin.
Scissors—ATTENTION: The cutting edges of scissors are sharp and care should be taken whenever cutting or handling. Blunt-tip scissors should be used only by children 4 years and older. Pointed-tip scissors should be used only by children 6 years and older.
© 2000 - 2007 Crayola, LLC