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Learn about flower structures and their functions then create original pencil drawings that burst with blooming colors!
Study pictures and specimens of flowers. Label their four basic parts (sepals, petals, carpels/pistils, stamens). Compare the shape, size, and location of these parts with your classmates' flowers. Find out how each part contributes to the plant's life.
Create Bursting Blooms with Crayola® Colored Pencils or Color Sticks. How can you show flower petals that have several values of one color? Press hard with colored pencils to darken a flower part. Press lightly for the illusion of a tint. Use the points and sides of the colored pencil for different line effects. Overlap layers to make new colors. Use short or long strokes to create texture.
Draw other flower parts, such as stems and leaves. Fill in the background of your drawing with color. How does color makes an impact, especially when there is a background of another vibrant color?
People around the world give thanks for their food. Celebrate a harvest of pineapples, pumpkins, or pomegranates-and sho
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Protection of the world’s tropical rainforests is a key environmental strategy for keeping the Earth healthy. Demonstrat
Imagination and problem-solving go to work as children check out real bugs and create their own.
High school students can teach elementary students about sustainability and environmental issues with this community ser
Gild torn-paper edges and make golden leaf imprints on this decorative frame. Display original poetry, photos, or other
Create your own coral reef and learn about these delicate ecosystems.
Haiku is a "snapshot" of words, often related to nature or seasons. This poetry may not rhyme, but briefly captures a mo
Study the phases of the moon then test your knowledge with this exciting in-class moon game!
Our crayons have been rolling off the assembly line since 1903, and you can see how it’s done.
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