Students will observe and explore flower gardens and use their imaginations to plan a fairy-tale flower garden. They will create a personally satisfying collage using mark-making tools and various paper scraps.
Students will observe and explore flower gardens while connecting math and science concepts.
Students will study fairy tales and their imagery.
Students will use an imaginative idea to create their own fairy-tale flower garden.
Facilitate a discussion about flower gardens and fairy tales.
Guide students in using their imagination to plan out a fairy-tale flower garden.
Demonstrate using a variety of collage materials and techniques.
Assist and guide students in the preparation and display of artwork.
Teacher Prep Time
Student Studio Time
Supplies and Materials
Images of flower gardens
8″ x 10″ recycled paper or cardboard
8″ x 10″ construction paper
Various paper scraps
Pencil and eraser
Permanent markers (fine and ultra-fine)
Explore Fairy Tales and Gardens
Discuss fairy tales and their imagery.
Consider how flower gardens are represented in fairy tales.
Research the layout and planning methods of flower gardens.
Explore math and science connections to gardening.
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