Topic 2: Flowers

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IDEAS AND TIPS:

Step One:

Review pages 15 - 16 of the activity handbook.  
There are great hints and tips in the handbook.
Prepare your activity.  Speak to other members of staff to get them involved. 

Step Two:

Advertise the event    COME AND JOIN US POSTER

Step Three:

Make sure you have collected, printed or have ordered all materials needed for the activities.

Step Four:

As shown in the handbook - Follow the instructions to make the activity an event and use the activity handbook to guide you.

IDEAS AND TIPS:

  • Flower arranging
  • Drawing flowers
  • Decoration making
  • Painting
  • Cut out of magazines and make a flower collage
  • Felting Flowers

http://uk.pinterest.com/racheltp/fabric-felt-flowers-to-make/

  • Pressing and Preserving Flowers

http://www.doityourself.com/stry/guidepressingflowers#b

  • Preserved Gardens

 http://www.preservedgardens.com

  • Printing with flowers

 http://growcreative.blogspot.co.uk/2013/04/printing-with-flowers.html

  • Crafts with Lavender

 http://fairegarden.wordpress.com/2010/06/04/how-to-make-lavender-wands/    These can be complicated to make but participants might enjoy rubbing and sorting the seeds whilst you make the wands.

http://uk.pinterest.com/sunshinelavfarm/lavender-crafts/

  • Wet into Wet

http://www.artistsandillustrators.co.uk/how-to/watercolour/754/how-to-perfect-wet-in-wet-watercolour

Kevin Harrison