We have enjoyed putting together our Hands-On Spring Series and hope you will enjoy trying these hands-on activities with your children! After Bugs, birds, nests, rain, and rainbows … we are happy to share with you our favorite hands-on flower ideas from around the web. Here is a great list from our homeschool friends!
The Homeschool Scientist ~ Flower Dissection
Homeschool Creations ~ Parts of a Flower
Homeschooling Today – How To Study Flowers
Starts at Eight –Nature Study: Daffodils – Dissection, Poetry & Drawings
His Mercy is New ~ Teaching Art – Van Gogh’s Sunflowers
HodgePodge ~ Sunflower Chalk Pastel Tutorial
If your hands-on learners do not like painting or drawing flowers – try sculpting them out of modeling clay or build them with legos!
For This Season ~ Flower Arranging Sensory Play
Homeschool Creations ~ Preschool Gardening Unit
HodgePodge ~ Queen Anne’s Lace, Chalk Pastel Tutorial
Under God’s Mighty Hand ~ Spring Flowers Sequencing Cards
Homeschool Creations ~ Garden Sensory Tub
Ben and Me ~ Free Nature Study Journal
Stef M Layton ~ free Flowers Word Hunt
Looking for more general Botany hands-on learning activities? Follow The Homeschool Scientist’s Botany Pinterest Board.
Stef Layton lives in Orlando, Florida homeschooling two tactile learners. Stef is the Hands-On Learning Columnist for Homeschooling Today magazine. This year she started showing hands-on activities on youtube. You can follow her at her blog or, Instagram, or Twitter @StefMLayton.