Craft to Practice Shapes for England's Mothering Sunday
Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities
|Holidays > Mothering Sunday
(celebrated the 4th Sunday of Lent) |
Plants > Flowers > the daffodil
| Crafts > Shapes
And what is Mothering Sunday?
Quite simply another wonderful excuse to celebrate and show our mothers how much we love them. I think one Mother's Day is not enough so why not celebrate Mothering Day.
Let's discover what is Mothering Sunday here, and normally fall on the month of March.
* This craft activity will help your child learn about colors, shapes and about the images, in this case a type of flower: daffodil. They will learn how fascinating it is to create things and a gift using shapes.
* Let's call this technique
"layering,." Using different shapes and images you layer
them to form another image or landscape. Go to the link and
print the template and follow the instructions printed
* Older children can add and
decorate the plain colored pieces first with glitter, paint: brush
strokes, sponging, cotton ball dabbing, stampers, cut-up tissue
paper, etc. , and then proceed to layer the pieces as suggested in
the small image on the template.
* Envelope: Any
standard large greeting card envelope can be used - those left
over from the holidays. Make your own envelopes by using a
used one as a template. Trace the envelope over wrapping
paper - (usually the opposite side is white and the printed side
can be the inside of the envelope). Cut and glue and you have an
Coloring pages featuring the daffodil for Mothering Day: