Severed Flowers

Cut from colored cloth or paper a number of petals for forming wild

roses, using pink material; marguerite daisies of white material and

pansies of purple. Five petals for each rose, five for each pansy and

ten for each daisy.

Have the children sit around a table. Provide each one with a sheet of

plain paper, three pins having the heads covered with yellow tissue

paper and mixed petals enough to make one of each kind of flower.

At a signal the children begin to make the flowers by sticking the pin

through the point of the petals and pinning each flower to the sheet of


A prize may be given to the child finishing the flowers first or the

child making the best looking flowers.

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