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How Plants Work – a stunning children’s book

Earlier this year I spotted this  children’s book at Costco and grabbed it – How Plants Work.  We already had one of the books in the series – How the Weather Works –  so I was fairly confident it would … Continue reading

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Spring Flower Hunt

I love getting out in Spring.  The weather is warmer, the flowers come out and the colours just feel so alive after winter.  Recently we bought a membership to the RHS Gardens (UK) and the kids and I have been … Continue reading

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Practicing shading with flower colouring pages

My daughter loves colouring in using abstract colours (eg flowers where every petal is a different colour) but lately she has been wanting to make her pictures more realistic.  We have been talking a lot about how objects are never … Continue reading

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Learning about flowers

We are extremely lucky that we live just a few minutes drive from a wonderful farm which has pick your own fruit, vegetables and flowers over the warmer months of the year.  The kids love it there.  We have been … Continue reading

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Flower Drawing using Free Twinkl play dough mats

We have had these FREE Twinkl Flower playdough mats for awhile now but today instead of using our play dough on the mats we got out our STABILO 3-in-1 pencils and had a quick impromptu drawing lesson. My daughter often … Continue reading

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A quick and easy flower shop

We do not buy trays of cupcakes often but we recently had a little party with the grandparents and the kids asked for store-bought cupcakes.  The tray that the cupcakes came in reminded me of the flower trays that you … Continue reading

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Paper flower making

I saw this idea over Christmas, a lady at a Christmas craft made these into some Christmas decorations.  When I saw them I immediately thought they would be great as flowers.  And yes we are still in winter but I … Continue reading

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