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MOTHER'S DAY PEANUT CARD

Grade K-4
Age: 4-8

Objectives:

A great way to let mom know you are "nuts" about her.

What You Need:

  • Halves of peanut shells
  • Tempera Paint
  • Paint Brushes & Water
  • Heavy paper
  • Glue
  • Pencils
  • Crayons
  • Glitter

What You Do:

  1. Paint the peanut shell halves nice bright flowery colors and let dry.

  2. Create a folded card with the heavy paper.

  3. Draw the beginnings of a flower (stem, leaves and center) on the front of the card.

  4. Glue the painted peanut shell halves on the card ... use them as the petals of the flower.

  5. Write "I'm nuts for you Mom" on the front of the card.

  6. Add glitter as an added extra.

Note

Before attempting this activity in a classroom environment, make sure there are no kiddos with peanut allergies in your care. If so, substitute pop bottle lids or milk caps for the peanut shells.

© KinderArt | Illustration © Geoff Slater, KinderArt

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