dandelions

dandelion clock lore activity

dandelion clock lore activity

 Legend has it, in Ireland, that if fairies are seen by humans a little bit of their magic will disappear.  So as they dance in the moonlight hours, they have the leprechauns blow down dandelion puffs at frequent intervals to tell them how many hours they have left until dawn. The number of seeds left after 3 hard […]

dandelion art activity

dandelion art activity

More dandelion art! These are so simple and the activity is open-ended to many possibilities- Gather flowers, catkins, feathers, petals, anything in bloom and design away. No glue, no paper, nothing but nature. Of course you could glue these onto paper if you want the designs to travel home. Experiment! Play! Enjoy! “Fly face” designed […]

dandelion craft- critters activity

dandelion craft- critters activity

:: I have been spotting dandelion and geranium petal critters around the house lately, what a cheery thing to find! These critters have been done with nature material only. :: Happy caterpillars :: Ladybug ::  Sun :: Happy mound of dandelions “That’s all,” lisa Print PDF

dandelion chick craft

dandelion chick craft

What says spring more than a yard full of dandelions? And little yellow chicks? :: For this activity all you need is: :: craft glue :: orange felt :: dandelions (10-20 depending on the size of the flower head) :: a pinecone from a red pine (they sit really well due to the flat bottoms) :: clay or […]

Box Turtles for "Pets"

I am not an advocate of turtles for pets, but we have two. We adopted our box turtles (Lady Lous and Mister) from a school the girls attended last year; the school felt my family could care for them better. With a potential lifespan of 100 years (only 50-60 years captive), people really need to […]