Mother's Day is just around the corner. Here's a fun, inexpensive gift that will bring a smile to Mom's face and brighten her day, especially when she realizes that all those cute little flowers and bugs are made of her little one's thumbprints! I just love a craft that helps you remember how little the kids really are. They always become cherished keepsakes in our house!
The kids used their sponge brushes to paint their pots. I tried to encourage them to use one color for the bottom and a separate color for the rim. My 4 year-old was able to completely cover his pot all by himself, but my 3-year-old lost his attention and ended up coming back to it several times after breaks for play.
The kids had so much fun getting their hands dirty as we scooped soil into our pots and used our fingers to make holes for the seeds. They placed their seeds very carefully into the pots and covered them with dirt. We talked about what seeds need, watered them and put them on a windowsill so they could get plenty of sunshine.