Love the smell of flowers? Find out what your kids think!

Stop and smell the flowers every now and then and appreciate the small things in life. Take time out to create some beauty with simple things. Kids are going to love raiding the bathroom cupboard for the supplies in this art activity for 4 – 9 year olds.  While you do this craft you can talk about the sense of smell with your child and what it means to them and how they use it.

Materials: Cotton buds(tips), scissors, PVA glue, 2 green pipe cleaners , cotton wool balls and a coloured button, piece of A4 coloured card and a some vanilla essence or perfume.

Step 1: On the A4 coloured card lay out the design you wish with your cotton buds. Leave a little room at the base for the stem and the middle for the centre of the flower.
Step 2: Glue all cotton buds down to form petals. With the green pipe cleaners make a straight stem. Cut a piece or use second piece to form a leaf.
Step 3: Add a few drops of vanilla essence or puffs of perfume to a cotton ball and glue it in the centre of the flower and then glue a button on top. Leave to dry.

Quote for the day …
“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”
C.S. Lewis

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