Flower Pounding Art Activity

At the University of Delaware Laboratory Preschool, they did a creative and fun art activity! They used child-safe mallets and hammers to pound flowers, grasses, and leaves on paper. This extracted the colors and left beautiful imagery on the papers!

Materials Needed for the Flower Pounding Art Activity

To do this activity you will need the following materials:

A sheet of paper

A mallet or hammer that are safe for children to use (smaller and wooden ones are recommended)

Flowers, grasses, and leaves found outside

How to Do the Flower Pounding Art Activity

To do this flower pounding art activity follow these steps:

  1. Gather flowers, grasses, and leaves from outside.
  2. Bring the flowers, grasses, and leaves in the house.
  3. Set your sheet of paper on a table.
  4. Put the flowers, grasses, and leaves on the sheet.
  5. Use the mallet/hammer to pound the flowers, grasses, and leaves until they are flat.
  6. Remove the flowers, grasses, and leaves. They will have left behind color!
  7. Repeat the pounding with more flowers, grasses, and leaves until you’re done.

Source for Photos: University of Delaware Laboratory Preschool

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