Illustration: Geoff Slater
Grades: 3-5 | Age: 8-11 | Written by:
[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:
- Small flower pot with rim around top (Clay -- Not plastic!)
- Writing pen
- Green colored tape
- Plastic flower
- Plastic leaves
- Dried Grass
- A piece of ribbon cut the size of the rim around the top of your flower pot
- Glue gun
- Piece of styrofoam or flower foam.
- Take your flower pot and glue the ribbon around the rim at the top.
- Take the lid of your pen and wrap the pen in your green tape.
- 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.)
- Glue your fake leaves to the middle of the pen.
- Set a chunk of flower foam into the bottom of the pot and glue into place.
- Fill the pot with your dried grass until you reach the top of your pot.
- Stick your pen into the flower foam. If the pen won't stand up, try adding more dried grass.
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