Sunflower Door Hanging


It has been pouring rain here.  We have had maybe two good really sunny spring days.  Its June for goodness sake!  I wan sunshine, hot weather, and flowers.  I want to make ice cream and popcicles and eat them outside on the porch and barbeque outside of the garage.  But it is not happening.  So Clara and I decided that maybe if we made a sunflower similar to this one, the sun would be tempted to come out and shine on us.  So far it hasn’t worked, but I’m hopeful for the weekend.
Materials: paper plate, paper bag, orange and yellow paint, black seeds, lentils, or rice
1) Paint your paper plate orange. We used a foam brush today so we could paint a big area quickly (Dollar Tree has packs of ten for a buck!).
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2) Draw some petals on the paper bag and paint those as well. Cut out when dry.
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3) Glue the seeds/lentils/rice to the middle of the paper plate. Make sure you place each one individually. It takes FOREVER!
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4) Glue the petals to the paper plate and let the whole thing dry. Then hang it on your door and hope for sunshine!

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2 Responses to “Sunflower Door Hanging”


  1. 1 Karen June 10, 2010 at 3:52 pm

    I LOVE the tongue!!!89 here right now, got to 92 last 2 days.

  2. 2 Rick June 12, 2010 at 6:45 pm

    It sounds like you intended it to “take forever.”


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