Posts Tagged ‘paper flower craft’

It’s May! Finally. Our lawn is becoming greener, flowering trees are in bloom, and there are daffodils sprouting up everywhere. Last year, to celebrate this greening of our landscape, we traveled to Broadturn Farm in Scarborough for a May Day celebration. MP has long admired the farm for its beautiful flowers and farm-based educational programs. She couldn’t wait to visit with the kids and Grandma Cookie.



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Yesterday, MP attended a Mother’s Day Tea at her little guy’s preschool. There was a table set with homemade scones, lemon curd and cucumber sandwiches. The event was such a treat on its own. And then CP#2 presented MP with this thoughtful Mother’s Day gift:

The gift is so simple to make. All you need is a trowel, a paper treat bag (MP has spotted bags like this one in party stores), the seeds of your choice and a grosgrain ribbon. The seed packet and bag are kept in place using two staples at the top.

CP#2 made the flower by gently threading a pipe cleaner through layers of tissue paper and a button to keep the flower secure.

We hope you enjoy making this sweet project with your team, and wish you the happiest of Mother’s Days!

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