- Crayola Construction Paper - multiple colours
- Crayola Washable Glue Sticks
- Crayola Scissors
- Crayola Fine Line Markers
- Choose a colour for your background paper, for example, blue.
- Choose a colour for the soil, for example, brown.
- Tear a strip of paper for the soil.
- Hold the paper down with one hand.
- Gently pull the strip towards you with the other hand.
- Make the strip the full length of the paper.
- Spread lots of glue all over the back of the paper strip.
- Glue the strip along the bottom of the background paper to make the soil.
- Make sure the edges are glued flat and smooth.
- Tear and/or cut out the parts of a flower – stem, leaves and petals.
- Glue them to the paper background.
- Use a marker to draw other details – roots and veins on the leaves.
- Add more details to your picture to show things that help plants grow, for example,
- water/ rain
- When you are finished, view your picture from a distance.
- Look at it with fresh eyes.
- What does it tell us about the parts of a plant?
- What does it tell us about what plants need to help them grow?