Activity Quick Finder:

Spring Flowers

Center:

Art

Topic:

Flowers/Trees/Nature/Earth

Content:

The Arts: Poetry

Area:

Fine Motor

Age:

2 Years Old

Interaction:

Large Group

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Materials:

coffee filters (flattened)
washable markers
spray bottle
wood paint stirrers (available at home improvement or paint stores)
green paint
green construction paper
child-safe scissors
glue



Instructions:

1. Give the children flattened coffee filters and invite them to use markers
to draw designs or pictures on them.
2. Show them how to use a spray bottle of water to spray their finished
coffee filters. The colors will run together.
3. Lay the filters on a flat surface next to a sunny window to dry.
4. Help the children paint wood paint stirrers green (to make “stems”).
Allow to dry.
5. Help the children cut leaves from green construction paper.
6. Help the children glue their coffee filter flowers on the stems and add
the leaves.


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