30+ Flower Themed Printables & Activities

Flowers has to be one of our favorite themes for Spring. And I know we have loved doing a lot of activities with it. We are always adding and do more as we can. I know my girls love having fun with the activities.

You are going to find a mix of different printables, arts & crafts, paintings and sensory bins all centered around a flower theme. You are going to find all activities that have a flower theme here.

As more activities are added to the blog and site you will find them added here.

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Flower Printables

There are a wide collection of printables for flowers on the site. You are going to find a mix of ABCs, themed packs, reading, writing, numbers, math and more. Each collection of printables has a great flower theme.

I have the printables sorted below by type so you can see what will fit your needs best.

If you are looking for other themes that do well in spring time check these collections out: spring, bugs, and Earth Day.

30+ Flower Printables and Activities from 3 Dinosaurs - a mix of printables, crafts, painting, sensory bins and more - 3Dinosaurs.com

Themed Packs
Mini Flower Pack is great for learning about some different types of flowers and their names. It has 3 part cards, pocket chart cards and more.

Flower Learning Pack is wonderful for learning about flowers with a great set of activities from Tot to Third Grade. This pack has older information for kids to fill out with writing and more. There is a mix of hands-on and no prep for a wide range of ages.

Reading & Writing
ABC Themed Flower Themed Finds are prfect for a flower theme with uppercase and lowercase letters.

CVC & CVCC Word Family Writing Flowers is a fun way to build your own CVC & CVCC wall cards for spring. It makes a great writing center.

Flower Themed Writing Paper Printable is great for writing letters or working on any types of writing activity.

Spring Thank You Cards are a great gift for teachers or to give to mothers on mothers day.

Hands-On Flower Trigraph Matching Puzzles are fun puzzles for older kids to work on learning trigraphs.

Math & Numbers
Numbers, Skip Counting & Shapes Flower Themed Finds are prfect for a flower theme.

Spring Themed Multiplication & Division Set that has a fun spring and flower theme to it.

Flower Petal Counting & Math Printables has addition and counting math with hands on mats you can use.

Flower Counting Book is a great printable I made for FreeHomeschoolDeals.com.

Other Printables

Flower Calendar Cards are fun to use during spring on your calendar boards. Plus you can see a few ways we use the calendar cards.

Flower Arts & Crafts and Activities

We have just loved all the different crafts and activities we have done over the years. There are so many fun ones to do.

You are going to find crafts, paintings, sensory bins, hands-on activities, science experiments and more. I have divided them up below.

30+ Flower Printables and Activities from 3 Dinosaurs - a mix of printables, crafts, painting, sensory bins and more - 3Dinosaurs.com

Crafts & Painting
Paper Plate Felt Button Flower Wreath are fun to make and display during spring time.

2 Flower Activities for Mrs. Spitzer’s Garden has a water color activity plus our favorite model magic activity.

Fingerprint Daisies are fun sensory and painting all together.

Hand Print Flowers is a great way to change up normal painting.

2 Spring Art Work: Blossom Tree & Stamping Flowers

Water Color & Spring Window are two fun crafts. The Spring Window is a favorite that we re-do every year!

Torn Paper Flowers is great for fine motor and craft at the same time.

Straw Blown Flowers is a fun way to make the flower petals while working on air control.

Paper Roll Flowers was a blast and makes great wrapping paper for Mothers Days!

Painting with Flowers is something you can do with flowers you have left over. They make great pictures and sensory fun as well.

Finger Painting Flowers – Mrs. Spitzer’s Garden is loads of fun. We really love the book Mrs. Spitzer’s Garden.

Two Flower Crafts – The Tiny Seed is a fun way to do a book and craft activity!

Paper Plate Flower Wreaths is a fun wreath with flower and torn paper.

Watercolor Butterfly & Flower Painting is a great painting craft for flowers.

Hands on Learning
Flower Shopping is fun to do with kids. Take them to a local flower shop and see what they find.

Coloring Flowers is an easy science experiment.

Flower Coloring Experiment was an experiement to see if we could get two colors on a flower.

Counting Roses – Hands on Learning is a hands-on acivity with counting and fake flowers.

Adding Roses – Hands on Learning is math with using fake roses as hands on learning tools.

Flower Sensory Bins
Flowers And Bean Sensory Bin is a great and fun way to look at seeds and different flowers. We use the flowers from the Flower Toob.

Flower Sensory Bin is made up or lots of different types of fake flowers as was tons of fun to play with.

Flower Button Sensory Bin is made up of all sorts of different flower buttons. They have different textures and sizes.

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Hands-On Easter Egg Counting Mats

Kids love activities that can be hands on. I love these counting mats. They are easy for kids and they love seasonal ideas. These mats are great for Easter.

These Easter Egg counting mats are great for kids that want or need a hands-on activity to learn about counting and math.

I love that these make a great addition for the Easter printables on the site.

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The counting mats are perfect for kids working on their numbers 1 to 10. They are straightforward and easy to set up and make a great math center for preschool and kindergarten. Each one has a ten frame which is a great way for kids to work on the start of math.

Each of the counting mats has the number written out, a number for playdough, ten frames and east basket for the background. You can see how I set up each of the mats. I used playdough, Easter bunnies and the easter eggs.

You could also use some easter erasers for the ten frames and plastic easter eggs for the mat. I love that these mats can be as flexible as you want them to be.

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I often laminate the pages if we are going to use them often. But if I’m out of laminating sheets or only using one time, I’ll use a sheet protector on the pages. I might also used the sheet protectors to store them in a 1 inch binder. I just put all the pages in the sheet protectors back to back.

You can see how we placed the bunnies in the ten frames and the easter eggs on the mat. We used the playdough to build the number. You could also use the playdough to make the easter eggs or use plastic easter eggs.

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Graphics from Melonheadz Illustrating and Scrapping Doodles.

What you will find in these printables:

  • Numbers 1 to 10
  • Ten Frames for Counting
  • Number Digit and Number Word
  • 10 Easter Bunnies for using with the ten frames
  • 10 Easter Eggs
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5 Things to Know About Food Allergies And Kids

One thing I have learned about food allergies is that not everyone understands them. Not everyone understands there are a different variety of allergies.

They can be really bad with epi pens or giving them the item will just make them sick.

I want you to understand that coming from a mom whose daughter has celiac and my husband who is allergic to milk. Food allergies can by no fun at all. It makes cooking complicated and trips out places can be crazy.

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I have a few simple things I want you to know about having a child with food allergies. Plus some advice from other mothers that I’ve talked to.

Don’t give my child food without asking me first.

My daughter is older enough now to know she can’t just eat anything without asking if it is gluten free. Or having someone ask me about it. But not all kids can ask or know to ask.

I had someone give my daughter a corn muffin and it is corn, so I thought it was okay. But it has wheat flour it and she was sick for days afterward. I had stated they needed to ask me first. I’m asking this for safety not because I want to be mean.

I send a card with my daughter now with her to new playdates or activities so people know.

Wash your hands before touching my child’s food.

If you have handled any other food, please wash your hands before touching her food or her! I don’t need cross contamination added to her food. It is a simple thing and helps so many people.

We had a friend who had a son with a serious nut allergy, and she just asked that people, please wash hands before they went to open areas. It helps more than just her son stays safe. You never know who might have an allergy to some item.

Now before we leave or enter the house, we wash our hands, so our contaminates don’t affect others.

And yes with celiac and milk allergy in the house I wash my hands at least 5 or 7 times while making a meal. I know how important it is.

Please read all the items in the label, not just the “May Contain” section.

Not all foods just state what they are. So many types of foods have different names. Just looking for milk or wheat etc does not always mean it does not have it. If you can’t find it does not mean it might not be there.

I always read food labels and call just to make sure it is safe. Some might look okay but are processed with other types of food that might have contaminated it.

I often end up calling to make sure that the food types is not in the food. Yes, it takes time but worth it.

Please respect my child’s right to say no to food that may be okay for their allergy.

I hear it all the time. But I gave her something gluten free. Yup, you might have. But did you taste it? Don’t tell my child what they should be eating. My child has the right to say no to something.

I know that my daughter that has to have gluten free won’t eat fruits. And that is what most people provide her because it is gluten free. If you are providing something just for my child ask me! If you don’t allow them to say no.

Having a party I’m going to be calling!

I’m going to call about a playdate, party or anything that might have food involved. Yup, I want her to be happy and to be able to eat with everyone else. Plus I might want to tell you about an epi pen, or things that could be a problem for my child.

I also don’t want my child sitting aside while everyone else eats something or plays a game that involves food. I’m more than happy to provide something for my child to eat but I can’t do that without a phone call to you.

So please be understanding when I call in advance to help my child by knowing what you are going to have for the party.

Today is the ninth post with 12 other bloggers. You can read everyone’s posts about “Food, Diet, and Mealtime”.

Here is a look at all the themes for the 12 months:

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Check out my posts in this series:

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