Exploring the colorful flowers of fall

by Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. on October 4, 2013

in Cutting Skills, Exploring the colorful flowers of fall, Science and Nature

The colorful flowers of fall

I know that many bloggers have been doing a terrific job of posting ideas for fall so it is high time I get busy sharing a few fun fall ideas we have been exploring in my classroom too! Since our leaves haven’t changed color yet we introduced fall colors by exploring the flowers of fall first and will build on our exploration of fall colors with leaves once we have some to explore…

Exploring the flowers of fall by Teach Preschool

To explore the colors of fall, I chose a few different flowers we often see around our area that have the brilliant reds, yellows, and orange that reminds us of fall…

Exploring the flowers of fall by Teach Preschool

The children found the flowers sitting at a table with scissors and collection boards. The goal of this process was not to talk about plant life but rather take a closer look at the colors of our flowers by cutting the tops off the flowers and then sorting them out by color for a second process I will share in tomorrows post…

Exploring the flowers of fall by Teach Preschool

The children spent a couple of days cutting and sorting and exploring the plants in our classroom. A wonderful way of promoting our cutting skills as the children snipped away and then collected the flowers…

Exploring the flowers of fall by Teach Preschool

As we snipped off flowers, we continued to add flowers to our cups and to sort them by color…

Exploring the flowers of fall by Teach Preschool

Exploring the flowers of fall by Teach Preschool

The children gathered a wonderful collection of flowers for us to explore in our flower science process which I will share with you tomorrow so stay tuned!…

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