14 fun flower activities for preschoolers

Spring is just around the corner.  Flowers will be blooming as nature comes alive.  Here are 14 fun flower activities that you can explore with your preschoolers…

14 fun flower activities collage for preschoolers by Teach Preschoolers

Is this flower taller or shorter than a preschooler?  Explore measurement with child-sized flowers…

Is this flower taller or shorter than a preschooler by Teach Preschool

Creating a flower collage is a fun way to study different colors and types of flowers…

Creating a flower collage in preschool by Teach Preschool

Reuse plastic bottles with water bottle printingWater bottle printing with preschoolers by Teach Preschool

Combine literacy and art by reading Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert.  Then paint a rainbow of beautiful flowers…

Painting a rainbow of flowers by Teach Preschool

Use tweezers to dissect flowers and promote fine motor skills while having fun

Fine motor flower fun by Teach Preschool

Create beautiful tissue paper flowers using a wide array of colors…

Tissue paper flowers by Teach Preschool

Introduce preschoolers to the art of still lifes with flower drawings

Still life flower drawings by Teach Preschool

This spectacular piece of art was created with parts of flowers added to contact paper and then framed…

Creating with parts of flowers by Teach Preschool

Explore the different parts of a plant from seed to flower on the sticky table…

From seed to flower by Teach Preschool

Don’t throw out those old flowers quite yet!  Paint with a bouquet of flowers before you toss them out…

Painting with a bouquet of flowers by Teach Preschool

Create a keepsake with handprint flower fun

Handprint flower fun

Take a walk and explore nature’s color wheel

Nature's color wheel by Teach Preschool

Change up the easel experience by painting cupcake flowers on the easel

Cupcake flowers on the easel by Teach Preschool

Lastly, provide endless fun with flowers by creating a flower center…

Endless fun with flowers by Teach Preschool

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Links to grow on:

Flower stencil painting by Learn with Play at Home

Flowers on a string by Toddler Approved

Build a garden math game by Family Your Way

By |2013-03-07T06:00:42+00:00March 7th, 2013|

About the Author:

Deborah J. Stewart, M.Ed. has been working and teaching in the field of early childhood education for over 30 years. Deborah currently owns and teaches in her own part-time, private preschool called The Children’s Studio. Deborah’s deep passion for teaching and working with young children is documented and then graciously shared with millions of readers around the world through her blog and other social networking communities. Deborah believes that young children learn best through play and exploration and embraces this belief in all that she does in her own classroom so that she can effectively and passionately share rewarding, real- life, tried-and-true practices with other teachers, parents, and leaders across the field of early childhood education.


  1. Deleana March 7, 2013 at 9:20 am - Reply

    Yup. This one is going in my bag of substitute teacher tricks!

  2. Julie S March 7, 2013 at 9:49 am - Reply

    What excellent ideas! Thank you.

  3. Maro's kindergarten March 9, 2013 at 6:01 am - Reply

    I loved these ideas! Theu are perfect for the beginning of Spring!

  4. Deborah March 11, 2013 at 11:53 am - Reply

    I love all the activities you have created with flowers! kudos! Thank you so much for sharing these.

  5. Faigie March 17, 2013 at 10:54 pm - Reply

    What a wonderful set of flower activities for spring. I particularly like how you added interest to the easel by adding the cupcake holders. You have such a nice array of activities encompassing one flower theme.

  6. Sarah August 26, 2013 at 7:09 pm - Reply

    So many creative ideas! Thank you for sharing! I love thinking of creative ways to use nature with my wee ones. I really love the nature’s colour wheel – what an awesome focus to have for a nature walk.

  7. Caroline Jones September 9, 2017 at 8:52 am - Reply

    Thank you – great images and ideas

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