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GARDEN ROCK

A great gift for mom from Sandy Waters, teacher - Athol/Royalston Regional Schools

What You Need:

  • Rocks
  • Red and Black Tempera Paint
  • Brushes
  • Clear coat spray

What You Do:

  1. Children select rocks.

  2. Wash and dry rocks.

  3. Become scientists and discover how rock lies best.

  4. Paint rock red.

  5. While drying decorate Mothers Day Card.

    May use this poem:

    A ladybug
    I've made with love
    to set among your flowers
    To let you know I love you
    and appreciate your hours.

  6. Once card is decorated and red paint is dry add black features of ladybug.

  7. Let dry.

  8. Apply spray to preserve.

  9. Give Mom a lifelong garden gift she'll treasure!

Optional

Read The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle, talk about the life cycle of the ladybug or characteristics of arthropods.


© Sandy Waters | Illustration © Geoff Slater, KinderArt

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