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Tag: flower craft

HOW TO MAKE A GROWING FLOWER – NO NEED FOR A GREEN THUMB

 

make a growing flower picture

Welcome to another Wacky Workshops project – how to make a growing flower.

You don’t need any gardening skills and won’t even get your hands dirty doing this one.

In fact, this project is so easy I recently did it with 30 preschoolers, aged three to five.

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PRESSED FLOWERS – IT’S EASY

FUN WITH PRESSED FLOWERS

pressed flowers picture

Hi and welcome to another Wacky Wednesday project.

With all the beautiful flowers in bloom showing off their springtime petals, it’s a perfect time to discover the joys of flower pressing and pounding.

The four-year-old Goddess and I are having a lot of fun collecting flowers, among other nature goodies, during our walks these days.

I recently introduced her to the flower press and I believe I have created a monster, though a very beautiful one indeed. All she wants to do now is bring home flowers to press or pound. I won’t let her take flowers from people’s yards (including mine, or I’d have none), which doesn’t impress her. However, she soon finds many treasures growing on the nature strips or dropped on the ground (camellia trees have been a great source lately).

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