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We love succulents :-) and just had to incorporate these beautiful plants in to a Mother's Day (or grandmother) gift idea for little hands.
What you need:
What you do:
Buy some tea or coffee cups from a thrift shop.
Take children outside to look for some pretty rocks. Remove some clippings from different succulent plants
With a permanent marker, let children write their name on the bottom of the cup and decorate the cup.
Fill the tea cup with soil and let children pick out some of their favorite succulent clippings to make a small tea cup mini garden.
Print out the following poem and attach to a red craft paper heart. Let children draw on the back of the heart.
A Cup of Thoughtfulness
Original Author unknown
Take a cup of thoughtfulness
And add a lot of love,
Blend with smiles as warming
As the sunshine from above,
Add a cheerful spirit
And, of course, a heart that sings
And also the ability
To laugh at little things,
Stir in lots of tenderness
And understanding, too
And there you have the recipe
For mothers dear as you.