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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Participant Age: 7 to 12
Approximate Cost: $0
Duration: 1 to 60 minutes
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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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