Hello and welcome to our Thursday fun day, we have been working away finding different creative and fun things to do, last week we started our green fingered activity, more from our gardener later.
Just now for today we have another activity for you all to try and is good for those who don’t have a garden either.
We would like to encourage you all to make some paper flowers and this week we are going to do some recycling and reuse things for this craft.
These are super easy to make but kids will need some adult assistance (how much depends on their age and crafting skills).
Here’s what you will need;
- 1 egg cartoon
- green drinking flex straws
- yellow and orange color
- glue (white school glue) and scissors
For the flower holder;
- toilet paper roll
- colored paper
- decorative strip
HOW TO MAKE EGG CARTON DAFFODIL
First you’ll need to cut the egg carton so you get 4 (or more) cup parts and 4 peak parts. Peak parts usually have a small hole on top of them but you’ll have to punch a hole in the cup parts (you can easily punch it with a kitchen knife or scissors – mom part of the project).
It’s time for the most fun part of this project – coloring! And the most boring part – waiting for color to dry a bit.
When the color is dry take the straw and push it through the cup part of the egg carton. Apply glue on the bottom of the peak part (fondly) and attach it to the cup part making sure the straw goes through the peak part (it will go through easily). Hold it for a few moments and you are all done
Our garden diary is coming straight from one of our church members gardens. They have been busy in their garden during this lockdown clearing and tidying it getting ready to grow lots of different things so maybe we will see what else they are doing, but today our update from them is all about last week’s activity.
A garden diary from a garden
Today planted peas that are named
Little Miss Princess we planted 48 in total.
We have also sowed some sunflowers
Some are the giant and some called Irish eyes.
See you soon the Gardner.