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Add one or more of these preschool sunflower crafts to your summer crafting sessions. Kids will have a hard time picking a favorite.
Whether you’ve planted sunflower seeds in your garden or you’re studying the life cycle of a sunflower with your little ones, add one or more of these fun preschool crafts to your activities.
Preschool Sunflower Crafts
When you add crafts and art projects to your preschool schedule, you provide opportunities for little ones to express their creativity while developing motor skills.
This summer, work on fine motor skills with this crumpled paper sunflower preschool craft. It’s perfect for little ones and looks great on display! Homeschool Preschool
Here’s a fun paper plate sunflower craft for kids. They can even add a craft stick and stand it up in a flower pot. In the Playroom
It’s really easy to create a simple coffee filter sunflower with a 3D effect. Rainy Day Mum
Little ones will get a kick out of adding real sunflower seeds to the center of this simple sunflower craft. Artsy Momma
Gather some playdough, pipe cleaners, and sunflower seeds for a fun sunflower STEAM activity. Steam-Powered Family
This sunflower paper craft is a great activity for kids to do on a long hot summer day. It is a great opportunity for kids to work on scissor skills. Homeschool Preschool
This sunflower handprint keepsake craft makes a perfect gift for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day. Learning and Exploring Through Play
Recycle empty oatmeal containers to make giant sunflowers! Inner Child Fun
You can use painted pasta to make this sunflower pasta craft. Crafty Morning
Create these gorgeous mixed media sunflowers with coffee filters, sequins, glitter, tissue paper, and more. The Imagination Tree
Life Cycle of a Sunflower Worksheets
Summer and fall are the best time of year to study sunflowers. This pack of life cycle of a sunflower worksheets features 16 hands-on activities!
Inspire preschoolers to express gratitude this holiday season with this sunflower paper plate craft. Each petal represents something they’re thankful for.
Add a battery-operated tea light candle to this salt dough sunflower candle holder. Learning and Exploring Through Play
I love fingerprint crafts! This paper plate sunflower craft uses fingerprints for the sunflower seeds. Non-Toy Gifts
This paper sunflower craft uses loops of thin paper strips to form the flower. Super easy! Twitchetts
Here’s a simple sunflower craft that encourages kids to practice their scissor skills. Playdough to Plato
This handprint sunflower craft is so fun – and so big! Nurture Store
BOOKS ABOUT SUNFLOWERS
Fill your book basket with a great collection of preschool sunflower books. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
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The Sunflower Parable – Logan, a young gardener hopes to grow sunflowers that reach all the way to heaven by summer’s end. Side by side with his father, the wise farmer, Logan discovers the value of planting seeds, not only in the ground, but also in the hearts of his friends and neighbors.
Van Gogh and the Sunflowers – Young Camille befriends a strange visitor to his small town, and one day he brings this man a gift of bright, beautiful sunflowers. The man is the artist Vincent van Gogh, and the sunflowers quickly become the subject of a magnificent painting.
Sunflower House – A charming tale about inventive children who plant some summer fun.
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities
Let your kids be artists! They’ll love painting their own sunflower! This is like a coloring page, but even better – the end result is a beautiful canvas painting!
This sunflower life cycle puzzle teaches the growth of a plant from seedling to full bloom. Multiple layers and puzzles within a single frame. Easy storage of all the pieces self encased in the puzzle itself.