Handprint Flower Craft - Unity · Family Preschool Lesson Plan Printable Activities
This is a special activity in which the entire
family can participate to honor a loved one. It is also
suitable for other educational themes, holidays and special
occasions related to peace education, unity message or a
family theme. Refer to the instructions for a list of these
themes and occasions in
the instructions page.
Activity: Holiday Theme
History of the Holiday or Special Occasion
Parents > Share and explain how your family celebrates the holiday and what traditions are observed. Examples:Special dinners, family get-togethers, gift giving, going to see fireworks, reading a book related to the holiday, going to see a parade, visiting grandparents, what special foods are prepared on that day, what are the special colors for the celebration, etc. Feature the colors of the holiday in the handprints
Educators > Share how the community and country in general celebrates the holiday or special occasion or event.
Science Theme > Plants > Flowers
This crafts offers the opportunity to address the topic of plants, how seeds grow.
- Visit Peep Grows a Flower: a short video activity to view the process of how a seeds grows.
- Assemble the craft, paste to construction paper leaving room at the bottom to draw a flower pot, roots, and paste seeds.
- Discuss the basic parts of the flower: stem, leaves, petals. Label the parts of the flower.
- white paper
- coloring tools
- glue or glue stick
This craft involves tracing the hand or doing individual handprints of each member in the family. These handprint tracings or paint handprints are placed to form a flower.Print instructions for suggestions.
Introduce or reinforce letter F recognition and initial handwriting practice.