How Does Your Garden Grow?

How Does Your Garden Grow? craft

With sunlight and water, flowers grow straight and tall! Grow your own pretend flowers in a pretty paper cup!

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    Don’t you wish you could see a flower stem rise out of the ground and the petals unfold before your eyes? Here’s a fun way make your own fast-growing flower.

  • 2.

    Draw grass on half of a piece of Color Wonder™ Paper using Color Wonder™ Soft Sticks™. Blend colors for a grassy look. Fold the paper in half. Tear the folded edge into a fringe of grass blades. Wrap the grass around an upside-down paper cup and tape.

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    On another piece of Color Wonder paper, draw two matching flower heads with colorful petals. Draw these from your imagination or by looking at real flowers. Tear out the flowers. Attach them back-to-back to the end of a craft stick with Crayola School Glue. Air-dry the glue.

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    Ask an adult poke the empty end of stick through the top of your covered paper cup. Move the flower up and down, so it "grows" out of the grass.