Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Mother's Day!

Mother's Day!
Paper Flowers
Here is the link to this cute Flower Project.  It has templates and very detailed directions!

Magazine Flowers!
I saw this recycled flower project in the May 2009 issue of Parents Magazine.  
Here is the link for Flowers for Mommy  This project uses magazines, chenille stems and buttons!

I'm Your Little Flower Mom
Trace hand on green paper
Cut a vase shape out of colored construction paper
Glue hand and vase onto paper
Decorate the fingertips with foam flowers or flower stickers
Glue on the following poem:
I’m your Little Flower MOM
Different from the Rest.
Help me GROW each day
To be my very BEST!

I love my mom because . . . 
Paint hand green 
Press onto white paper
Cut out a vase shape and write:
I love Mommy because . . . 
Dip fingertip into colored paint and press onto the five fingertips of the hand print

Coffee Filter Flowers
Paint a white coffee filter with watercolor paint
Let dry and then wrap a chenille stem around the filter to make a stem

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Earth Day

Earth Day
Earth Man!
Cut a blue circle out of construction paper
Cut out green shapes 
Cut out a red heart
Cut 4 green strips and accordion fold each strip
Directions:  Glue the green shapes and heart onto the blue circle
Glue on googly eyes and draw a smile
Glue on the arms and legs

Hand Print Earth
Cut out a blue circle
Paint a hand green and press onto the circle, paint on other green shapes to make the earth!

Painted Earth
Cut a circle out of white paper
Paint the circle - earth- blue and green

Earth Day!
Create a document just like below.
Cut squares of green and blue tissue paper
Glue the tissue paper squares onto the blank circle to make earth

Earth Day Tracing
I created a Word Document for my almost 3 year old nephew to work on his tracing skills.  We also did a little counting and name writing!