SPRING GARDEN – Shape, Space, Computation

Students create a picture of a garden using crayons, markers and shape stamps. Once they have finished they calculate how much their work will cost according to the number of shapes used.

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SPRING GARDEN – Shape, Space, Computation


  • Crayola Broad Line Markers - 16 Count
  • Crayola Marker & Watercolour Paper - 22.9 cm x 30.5 cm (9" x 12")
  • Crayola Crayons - 24 Count
  • Geometric Shapes Stamps
  • Water Containers
  • Paper Towels


Step 1
  1. Choose some shape stamps to use for your flowers.
  2. Use crayons to draw the garden space without the flowers.
  3. Include the ground, stems, and sky.
Step 2
  1. Use Crayola broad line markers to colour on the shape stamp.
  2. Be sure to use the flat side of the marker.
  3. Colour a smooth, solid layer of ink on the stamp.
  4. Stamp the shape on the scene to make the flowers and any creatures in your garden.
Step 3
  1. Use the chart to find out how much your picture will cost.
  2. Start by adding how many of each shape you have.
  3. Next calculate how much each set of shapes is worth.
  4. Then add all these amounts to get a grand total.
  5. Once you have figured out how much money all your shapes add up to, write the amount on a price tag and attach it to your work.
Illustrated Crayon Character