This summertime craft involves an unusual combination of beauty and brawn. First, kids collect flowers from the garden or from a patch of wildflowers. Next, provide them with a hammer, which they'll need to smash out a delicate watercolor flower poster. Wet-petaled flowers such as irises work well, while roses and daisies won't transfer much color. Add an educational component to the project by having kids pencil in the flower names, including botanical families.
Essex Junction, VT
For over 96 years YWCA Camp Hochelaga offers traditional camp programs in arts, sports, swimming, boating, nature activities, and longstanding camp traditions. Girls ages 6-17 are encouraged to have fun, express themselves, and create friendships that will last a lifetime. One-week, multi-week, and 4 day “Mini-Camp” sessions, in residential camp…(more)