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Flower-Petal Stained Glass

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Age: 3 and up
Time: 30 minutes
Type of Activity: Nature Arts and Crafts

Preserve the beautiful blooms of summer, take a stroll or hike together, and collect flower petals for this activity.


Materials Needed:
· Flower petals
· Wooden popsicle sticks
· Crayon pieces
· Waxed paper
· Paper towels
· Kitchen towel
· Paper clips
· Iron

What to Do:

Step One:  Your child can choose an assortment of flower petals.

Step Two:   Using a popsicle stick, your child should scrape the crayon pieces over a paper towel to make a handful of crayon shavings. Try to use different colors that complement the flower petals.

Step Three:  Cut two foot-long pieces of wax paper.

Step Four:  Your child can arrange the petals on one sheet of wax paper however she wants.

Step Five:  Sprinkle the crayon shavings on the wax paper in between the petals.

Step Six:   Place the other piece of wax paper on top of the flower petals and crayon shavings. Secure the sheets together with paper clips.

Step Seven:  Place a kitchen towel over the wax paper. Set the iron on low heat and iron over the towel.

Step Eight:  Now your stained glass is ready to display in a window!

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August 27, 2014



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