Spring 2021 – New Beginnings Week 3

Introduction

This week we are staying indoors due to the bad weather to create our own Spring Garden with the Art Materials provided in your craft box. We are looking at Flowers and Nature for the new season which is nearly upon us.

Activity 1 – Making a Spring Garden

Resources needed: 

  • Paper Plate
  • Colouring Pencils
  • Glue Stick
  • Pipe Cleaner/Straw/Stick
  • Paper
  • Scissors
Spring Garden Example

Activity 2 – Make your own watering can

Instructions:

Clean out your empty bottle

Set out some paints that you want to use to decorate the bottle.

Decorate the bottle (rainbows, flowers, sunshine designs etc.) – make it colourful.

** Adult help needed for next step

Wait for the paint to dry and then with adult supervision and help put some holes in to the lid of the bottle (using scissors or hammer and nails)

Fill your bottle with water and go and water the flowers and plants outside

Take a photo, upload to https://facebook.com/kickstartmanchester and https://twitter.com/wearekickstart

Resources needed: 

  • Large plastic bottle (soda bottle or milk carton)
  • Paints
  • Scissors
  • Adult help needed

Activity 3 – Origami Flowers – Say Thank you

Resources needed: 

  • Small and Large pieces of paper (printable template below)
  • Scissors
  • Glue (optional)

Additional Activities

Resources needed: 

Printed sheets

pencil

patience

Notes:

Please add comments to your photo’s – did your child enjoy it? Did you amend it? What was the best or hardest part? Any ideas. Thank you. 

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