Finger Print Garden

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This week in playgroup we are talking about flowers.  We read one of my favorite children’s books, Miss Rumphius.  It was a little beyond our age group, but the kids enjoyed the pictures and got what they could out of the story.

miss rumphius

 

Then we created our own flowers:

flower

Paint your child’s hand with green paint and “stamp” it on the paper or paper plate. Next have the child pick out what colors they would like their flowers. With yellow make 5 dots for the middle for each flower. Then make their chosen color of dots around the yellow dot to form a flower.

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