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3-D Spring Scenes
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3-D Spring Scenes

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Add a splash of springtime color to your bulletin board display with creative works of art that welcome in the new season! Hurry—the first day of spring is March 20!

This activity is appropriate for:
preschool - 1st grade / 3 - 6 years

You will need:

Directions

  1. Provide each student with a sheet of construction paper and explain that they can choose to make a caterpillar or a flower scene.

    To make the flower scene:

  1. Have students create flower stems by gluing three or four pipe stems onto the page. (Note: You can
    instruct students to position the stems in a bunch so that their flowers will form a bouquet, or they can
    create a garden of flowers by placing them vertically across the bottom of the page.)
  2. Have them create flower blossoms by gluing the paper mini-muffin liners at the top of each stem.
  3. Invite them to add decorative touches to their flowers with markers, crayons or glitter!

    To make the caterpillar scene:

  1. Have students arrange the mini-muffin paper cup liners in a squiggly line across the page and glue
    the bottoms of the cups to the construction paper.
  2. While the glue dries, have students create the caterpillar’s legs by cutting pipe stems into short half-inch
    lengths and adding two beneath each mini-muffin cup.
  3. Invite students to add decorative touches to their caterpillars with markers, crayons or glitter!
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  2. Attach the finished products onto a bulletin board display titled “Signs of Spring” or “Springtime Is Here!”

Special Days


February Holidays
Presidents’ Day Puppet & Poem
Giant Valentine
Valentine Mobile
Chinese New Year Parade
Chinese New Year Drums
Handprint Heart Frame Photos
Valentine’s Day Door Wreath
Valentine’s Day Card
Valentine Tic–Tac–Toe
Love Bug
Valentine Mailbox
Cup of Cocoa Valentine’s
Day Card

Valentine Necklace
Valentine Caterpillar
Valentine Learning Centers
Patriotic Pencil Holders
Presidents’ Day Masks

March Holidays
Rainbow “Pot of Gold”
Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
“Red Fish, Blue Fish” Fishbowl
Leprechaun Hat Pencil Holder
Saint Patrick’s Day Pop-Up Card
Shimmering Shamrocks
Shamrock Door Hanger
Leprechaun Hunt

Earth Day
Celebrating Earth Day
Recycled Robots
Caterpillar Garden Critters
Reusable Earth Day Bags

Mother’s Day
Mother’s Day Puzzle Photo Frame
3-D Mother’s Day Card
Mother’s Day Tea
Mother’s Day Bouquet
Mother’s Day Teacup Cards
Mother’s Day Card
Bear Hug Mother’s Day Card
May Day Basket

Father’s Day
Father’s Day Card
Father’s Day Trophy
Father’s Day Frames
Father’s Day CD Photo Coaster
Shirt & Tie Father’s Day Card

Patriotic Holidays
Star-Studded Napkin Rings
Patriotic Noisemakers
Foam Star Paper Chains
A Flag Day Parade
Independence Day Drum
Fourth of July Firecrackers
Uncle Sam Hat
Star-Spangled Shaker
Stars & Stripes Place Mat

September Holidays
Grandparents Day Card

October Holidays
Spooky Spiders
Halloween Countdown Calendar
Handprint Bat Hats
Jack-O’-Lantern Jars
Giant Pumpkin
Jack-O’-Lantern

November Holidays
Giving Thanks Centerpiece
Turkey Trot Relay Game
Fall Table Settings
Turkey Plate
Veterans Day Flag
Pattern Block Turkeys
Being Thankful Sunflowers
Native American Rattles
Colorful Napkin Rings
Pilgrim Hats
Turkey Place Card Holders
Colorful Cornucopia
Turkey Handprint Apron
Turkey Memory Match-Ups
Remember the Day in Photos
Pin the Tail on the Turkey
Thanksgiving Table Art
“A Festive Feast”
Brain Teaser Game

Terrific Turkey Centerpiece

December Holidays
Reindeer
Hanging Holiday Symbols
Peppermint Candy
Handprint Plates

Holiday Treats Gift Bag
Holiday Scrapbook
Decorative Gift Tags
Gingerbread Man Notepads
Holiday Card
Holiday Card Stand
Holiday Candle Holder
Holiday Snack Sticks
Celebration Candle
Candy Cane Ornament

January Holidays
“I Have a Dream” Quilt
Party Masks
New Year’s Hat
New Year’s Rocket
Sharing the Dream of Dr. King
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