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Level: Primary, Junior
Grades: K - Gr. 5 Age: 5 - 11yrs | Written by: Mrs. Wolf
[Mrs. Wolf is an artist and teacher from DeLand, Florida]

A quick and easy cut and paste activity for kids of all ages.

What You Need:
What You Do:
  1. Have children cut imperfect round shapes out of red paper.

  2. Cut smaller round shapes out of black paper.

  3. Glue black round shape on center of each of the red shapes (poppies).

  4. Cut a low oval "vase" from the colored construction paper about 6" X 4".

  5. Glue vase to bottom of background paper.

  6. Glue poppies over edge of vase and on top in about three layers, overlapping and mixed height.

OPTIONS: Add some green leaves and stems. Mosaic the vase with cuttings of construction paper. Always write your name neatly on bottom right bottom of paper. Not on back.

Recommended Books/Products:

How to Draw Flowers
by Barbara Soloff-Levy
Clear, step-by-step illustrations show youngsters and other would-be artists how to use simple shapes to draw realistic likenesses of 30 different garden flowers, among them a sunflower, daisy, rose, morning glory, tulip, daffodil, poinsettia, Easter lily, pansy, jack-in-the-pulpit, bird of paradise, iris, and 18 other lovely blossoms.


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