Popcorn Blossom Tree

by Aubrey on April 27, 2011

It has been fun for me to see blossoms for so long this year.  Because I started Spring in Texas and now I’m in the DC area, it feels like Spring has lasted forever…..and I love it!  When I look at white blossoms on trees I think of popcorn, so I thought it would be fun to do a popcorn tree.  It was fun for the girls and so simple!  It would also be great for preschool while learning the seasons :)

Supplies:

  • paper (I liked using blue so that the blossoms “popped”)
  • glue
  • brown crayon
  • popcorn (I would have preferred air popping it in my popcorn machine, but because I don’t have it with me, microwave popcorn worked…the only thing I didn’t like was the greasy fingers on the paper.  Should have purchased some non-buttered popcorn.)

First draw a simple tree by sketching a trunk and then lines off of the trunk for the branches.  Glue the popcorn onto the tree and that’s it!

The top picture is my 4 year old’s, this is my 2 year old’s.  A fun project for even the littlest!

Happy Spring!  (I hope it is warming up wherever you are…my family back west is still dealing with snow…blah!)

*Aubrey*

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