Last year, our affection for these summer beauties reached its height just as the sunflowers reached theirs. The conditions were perfect for sunflower abundance. We celebrated sunflowers for weeks, watching them grow towards the sun, sketching them and thinking of them as we were filling up tummies with our beloved SunButter® made from sunflower seeds. This year we planted seeds all around. Under the windows,
It is always fun to follow nature study with art. A perfect combination, we would say. So, we asked Nana and she shared with us sunflowers a pastels tutorial. You can even study Van Gogh’s sunflowers and do yours in the style of the master artist. Sunflowers: A Pastels Tutorial As promised in her comment on our Sunflower Study, Nana came for a pastel lesson.
The yellow sunflower with the bees all covered in yellow pollen. Last summer’s yellow. We’re planting sunflower seeds again this weekend. My entry in the Homeschool Post’s A B See Photo Meme. Other entries: A is for Angel B is for Brown-Headed Nuthatch C is for Crayon D is for Dough E is for Earthworm F is for Flower Girls G is for Giggling Siblings
We made this last year and it was great! Easy and fun from Everyday Celebrating. Even if it sorta cracked and fell apart because it was made with egg substitute. Even if, because it cracked, we couldn’t ice the whole thing. Still, it made for laughs and a great last-minute-use-up-your-Easter-Peeps easy. We improvised and just slathered the top with the canned icing. Then, we may