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Fun Flowerpots

15 Minutes: 2 and up: Mothers Day: Spring
Fun Flowerpots

Fun Flowerpots

Fun Flowerpots
An Activity for Preschoolers:

Celebrate spring while learning about plant science!

Before You Begin:

Gather the following materials: tissue paper, pipe cleaners, flowerpots, collage materials, markers, paint and any other items desired for decorating the flowerpots.

Activity Goals:

To create a process art project celebrating spring while developing fine motor skills and color recognition.

Furthermore:

Encourage children to be creative with their color choices, flower styling and flowerpot decorating.


Let's Get Started

STEP 1

Create flowers by folding up to 3 pieces of tissue paper into 1" accordion folds. If you so choose, you may cut the ends in half-circles to create petals.

STEP 2

Wrap a pipe cleaner around the center of the folded tissue, leaving a stem. Fluff out the tissue paper like a flower.

STEP 3

Decorate the flowerpot using paint, gems, crayons, glitter or any other materials desired.

STEP 4

Fill the flowerpot with rice, stones or sand so that the flowers can stand upright.

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