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Create a simple shoebox lid shadow box here with potpourri and craft stick flowers


Art, Science  



Title – Shadow Box Flowers
By – Pamela Gravley
Primary Subject – Art
Secondary Subjects – Science
Grade Level – Special Ed (Mental Retardation)/K

Domain: Cognitive, Fine Motor


  • The students will put together the parts of a flower.
  • The students will practice fine motor skills.

Materials: shoebox lids, paint, craft sticks, potpourri, felt, glue


  • The students will paint the inside of the shoebox lid.
  • The students will glue green craft sticks as the stems of the flowers.
  • The students will glue green felt for the leaves.
  • The students will glue potpourri to create the petals of the flower.

    Message from be sure to use a potpourri that is non-toxic, in case students put leaves in their mouths or lick their fingers after touching it.

These make great gifts for Mother’s Day.

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