Earth Day Portraits

Posted by Laura Dimock on

Materials:

  • a piece of blue paper
  • paper, paint or tape (in yellow, green, and brown)
  • glue or a glue stick
  • bottle caps (1 yellow, 3 green, 5 white, and 3 of another color for flowers. We used red.)
  • scissors (optional)

Instructions

  1. earth day 6earth day 5Glue your yellow bottle cap near the top of your blue paper. If you're using paint or tape, add lines for the sun. If you're using paper, cut lines of yellow paper and glue them around the sun as rays of light.
  2. Glue the five white bottle caps near the sun to create a puffy white cloud.
  3. Glue or paint a tree trunk with brown paper, tape or paint. Then glue your three green bottle caps at the top to make your tree.
  4. For the flowers, glue or paint your stems and leaves with green paint, tape or paper to the bottom of the blue paper. Then, glue your "flowers" (bottle caps) to the top of each stem.
     

Georgia Setzer is a mother of two, a blogger and a Play Therapist who shares creative and playful pursuits on her blog, Love and Lollipops. She lives in Cape Town, South Africa, and loves writing about art, crafts, books and mommy-made fun.

subscribe to education email updates food blog link image learning blog link living blog link news and information blog link science and technology blog link sports blog link image

Fun activities and projects for kids, educational resources for parents and teachers, and links to SDPB and PBS learning media!

Visit SDPB's Education Site!

Related content from SDPB Radio

In The Moment ... Jill Watson On Guiding Students With Limited Or Interrupted Education

In The Moment ... October 16, 2017 Show 199 Hour 2 Jill Watson is Professor of English as an additional language and...

In The Moment ... Law School Compromise

In The Moment ... October 10,2017 Show 195 Hour 1 How should the University of South Dakota Law School address...

In The Moment ... Learning Chinese In Aberdeen

In The Moment ... October 5, 2017 Show 192 hour 1 In 2015, South Dakota was the only state in the country that didn...

In The Moment ... The Role Of Teachers In Mental Health Intervention

In The Moment ... September 28, 2017 Show 187 Hour 1 September is national suicide awareness and prevention month...

In The Moment ... SD School Of Mines & Technology Honors Program

In The Moment ... August 21, 2017 Show 160 Hour 2 A new Honors program at the South Dakota School of Mines and...