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Illustration: Geoff Slater

Level: Junior
Grades: 3-5 | Age: 8-11 | Written by: Raelle
[Raelle is a student from Halifax, Nova Scotia]

Use a flower pot and a fake flower to dress up an ordinary pen.

What You Need:
What You Do:

  1. Take your flower pot and glue the ribbon around the rim at the top.
  2. Take the lid of your pen and wrap the pen in your green tape.
  3. Cut the stem off of your fake flower off and glue the flower head to the top of your pen (not the part that writes.)
  4. Glue your fake leaves to the middle of the pen.
  5. Set a chunk of flower foam into the bottom of the pot and glue into place.
  6. Fill the pot with your dried grass until you reach the top of your pot.
  7. Stick your pen into the flower foam. If the pen won't stand up, try adding more dried grass.

Recommended Books/Products:

Family Fun Crafts : 500 Creative Activities for You and Your Kids
by: The Editors of FamilyFun Magazine

Creating by Recycling (Crafts for All Seasons)
by Laia Sadurni, Anna Llimos
Create art with objects from around the house.

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