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Participant Age: 
7 to 12
Approximate Cost: 
$0
Duration: 
1 to 60 minutes
Date submitted: 
10/17/2012
Difficulty: 
Physical Challenge: 
Pressed Lace
The delicate lines in the flower called Queen Anne's Lace make it an exquisite choice for flower pressing.
Materials
  • Heavy book
  • Newspaper
  • Queen Anne's Lace
Steps
Step 1
Gather your flowers

Take a walk around the yard and gather several Queen Anne's Lace flowers.

Step 2
Place flowers
Carefully lay some flowers flat between several sheets of old newspapers.
Step 3
Apply books
Lay heavy books on top to press the flowers until they're dry.
Step 4
Make things
Glue the pressed flowers onto colored paper to make note cards, bookmarks, or notebooks. Protect them with clear contact paper.
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Pressed Lace

The delicate lines in the flower called Queen Anne's Lace make it an exquisite choice for flower pressing.

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Average Rating:
Participant Age: 7 to 12
Approximate Cost: $0
Duration: 1 to 60 minutes
Difficulty:
Physical Challenge:
  • Heavy book
  • Newspaper
  • Queen Anne's Lace
Gather your flowers

Take a walk around the yard and gather several Queen Anne's Lace flowers.


Place flowers
Carefully lay some flowers flat between several sheets of old newspapers.
Apply books
Lay heavy books on top to press the flowers until they're dry.
Make things
Glue the pressed flowers onto colored paper to make note cards, bookmarks, or notebooks. Protect them with clear contact paper.
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