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Participant Age: 
7 to 12
Approximate Cost: 
1 to 60 minutes
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Physical Challenge: 
Pressed Lace
The delicate lines in the flower called Queen Anne's Lace make it an exquisite choice for flower pressing.
  • Heavy book
  • Newspaper
  • Queen Anne's Lace
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.


Activity created by Robin Walker.

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