ABC and 123: Summer Treasures Repurposed: Flower Blossoms

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Summer Treasures Repurposed: Flower Blossoms

Use the flowers you have pressed from your summer garden to set up a nature museum in your classroom, practicing labels and classifications.

Add pressed blossoms to sun prints or stationary, like this example from Playful Learning.

Set up a flower dissection experiment using the lesson plan from the Arizona Science Standards or the suggestions from Mariah. suggests making bookmarks out of dried flowers. 
Decorate the holiday tree by cutting apart large blossoms to add to the branches or by filling glass bulbs with your favorite dried blossoms.
Pick a favorite dried flower to display on a canvas

Fasten large blossoms to a wreath base to create a seasonal wreath.

Bundle and hang  leftover garden beauty to decorate your home or classroom.  Making a dried flower bouquet is an appropriate activity to use when teaching about the colonial time in history.


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