Labeling Flowers

I know I am ALWAYS talking about the weather, but seriously people we are "supposed" to get hit with a TON of snow tonight and tomorrow!  Can I just put away my mittens and scarf already!?
Alright, enough about weather...for now!  Remember this cute flower I blogged about ages ago?

It was ages trust me.  I started plants a couple weeks too soon, so we came back to them this week!  We planted some flowers and are reviewing the parts of the plant, so we made a mini version of the big one we worked with before!
My kiddos traced their petals on colored paper.  I actually made those tracers for a turkey project during Thanksgiving and was so excited I could use them again and not make more tracers!  I do not like to trace and cut things for my little ones so I will make tracers for them before I think about tracing out a million flower petals!  I even make them share!  WHAAAT!?  Yes, I only make one tracer per table too!  I usually make them out of cereal boxes or granola bar boxes.

After all their parts were traced and cut they put their flowers together!
I made a sheet with the different parts that they cut out and glued to the correct part of the flower.

I hung them up in the hall and of course never took a picture of our cute little flower garden!  Oops! :)


  1. I love this! I never thought of using cereal boxes to make tracers...I always just used old file folders. Thanks for a great tip because I make tracers all the time!! :)

    Jen's Kinder Kids

  2. So funny! I was wondering all day how you got the kids to cut out petals. Ha! I'm easily amazed. Such a great idea! I feel like we can do plants this long next year, too. It's such a great unit and so much to cover! :)

    Learning With Mrs. Leeby

  3. Argh, the snow is headed my way too! I thought the poem went April showers, not April blizzards!!

    The Cozy Classroom

  4. Our weather has been so back and forth, too. Sure makes it interesting, doesn't it?

  5. Such cute flowers! I bet your kids have so much fun in your class. And I hear you about the snow, when will this end?! Seriously!