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I NTEREST CENTER : FLOWERS PRESENTED BY: MARIETTA ACOSTA JOHANA VERGARA Group: PREKINDER.

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1 I NTEREST CENTER : FLOWERS PRESENTED BY: MARIETTA ACOSTA JOHANA VERGARA Group: PREKINDER

2 W EB POSSIBILITIES flowers respect caring Different smells Parts of the flower Different types nature sizenamescolors Uses of flowers What do flowers represent ? Life cicle events Happiness, joy etc

3 W HAT DO WE WANT THEM TO LEARN ? Flowers are a beautiful part of the world: they are everywhere! They have different parts, different types and different smells. We have to take care of them, because they are part of our nature; so we have to respect them by giving them water, not picking them up, not stepping on them etc.. Flowers will help us show love, empathy, care, and friendship to others, because they represent happiness and joy. They can be used to make fragrances, decorate surroundings etc.. They have life cycles like we do!

4 W HAT S IN MY CENTER ? Videos: Flowers everywhere/ sesame street: Wiggles dancing flowers: Nutckracker flower waltz: Artifacts: table, chairs, scientist rope, magnifying glasses, different kinds of flowers, name flower cards, colors, clay, color papers, glue… Print Materials: + flowers books + magazines

5 T ASK 1: Y OU ARE A SCIENTIST Purpose: You are going to learn the different parts of a flower. Background: Plants produce flowers. Plants are formed from roots, stem, leaves, and finally flowers! Materials: Name flower cards Plastic plate Clay in different colors Magnifying glass

6 T ASK 1: Y OU ARE A SCIENTIST Task: You are going to recognize the parts of a flower and create a flower with clay. Challenge: You are going to the schools garden and look for different kinds of flowers. Recognize its parts, and then reproduce the flower you observed in the plastic plate, using clay. Finally create your own flower with the colors you like the best! Name the flower you created with the help of the name cards.

7 T ASK 1: Y OU ARE A SCIENTIST **Pictures taken of kids doing the assignment in Altamira School (march, 2012)

8 T ASK CARD 2: Y OU ARE A FRAGRANCE MAKER.. Background: Flowers can be used to make perfumes from their different scents. You can create a variety of essences according to your desires. Purpose: You will learn that flowers can be used to make perfumes.

9 T ASK CARD 2: Y OU ARE A FRAGRANCE MAKER.. TASK : You will create your own personalized perfume: Materials: 1 bottle of distilled water 1 cup of washed flower petals 1 perfume bottle. Challenge: Find a flower that you want to smell. Collect 1 cup of petals and wash them Put the flower petals inside the perfume bottle. Add 1 cup of distille water. Mix the elements and wait 5 days. Come back to smell your new fragrance!!

10 T ASK CARD 3: Y OU ARE A PAINTER JUST LIKE M ONET … Background: Claude Monet was a famous painter that loved to paint all kinds of flowers, such as: sunflowers, roses, daisies, tulips etc.. He lived in Europe a long long time ago: before your parents and grandparents were borned!! Even today, people love his paintings.

11 T ASK CARD 3: Y OU ARE A PAINTER JUST LIKE M ONET … Materials: Video Colors Paintbrushes Paint Poster board Palette Task: You are going to watch a video of monets paintings *. Later you will tell the teacher what you saw and afterwards, you will create your our painting, while including the different types of flowers you learned earlier. *

12 T ASK CARD 4: YOU ARE A JEWELRY DESIGNER Background: The jewel designers are people that specialize in making jewelry. We can also make jewelry with flowers! Task: you are going to make a necklace made of flowers! Materials: Different color flower cutouts Drinking straws Yarn in different colors Scissors Paint, markers and glitter

13 T ASK CARD 4: YOU ARE A JEWELRY DESIGNER Challenge: First you are going to cut the flowers you are going to use for your necklace and decorate them using markers, glitter etc.. Then, poke a tiny hole in the center of each flower. Cut the drinking straws in small parts Cut a piece of yarn and tie a knot at one end; at the other end, place a little bit of tape to make this task easier Insert the flowers and the straws in the yarn and tie the final knot Youll have your own personalized necklace!!

14 L IST OF FURTHER IDEAS TO DEVELOP OTHER TASKS Build paper plate and tissue paper flower Cupcake liner flowers Puppets with flowers Flowers used in celebrations (weddings, mothers day etc) Flowers as an identity of different culture (ex: barranquilla: cayenne)

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