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How to make mixed media with origami flowers

Kindergarten students use mixed media and practice folding skills.

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Gather your supplies at your table.

Gather your supplies at your table.

Fold construction paper in half - like a hot dog, not like a hamburger.

Fold construction paper in half - like a hot dog, not like a hamburger.

Draw your vase shape on the folded side. Be sure to not cut the fold!

Draw your vase shape on the folded side. Be sure to not cut the fold!

DOT, DOT, not a LOT! Add glue to the edges of your vase and glue onto drawing paper.

DOT, DOT, not a LOT! Add glue to the edges of your vase and glue onto drawing paper.

Using crayons, create a pattern on your vase.

Using crayons, create a pattern on your vase.

Use watercolor to create a background. Don't forget a table for your vase to sit on!

Use watercolor to create a background. Don't forget a table for your vase to sit on!

Use crayons to draw stems for your 5 flowers.

Use crayons to draw stems for your 5 flowers.

Choose your origami paper colors. Get ready to fold a beautiful flower!

Choose your origami paper colors. Get ready to fold a beautiful flower!

DOT, DOT, not a LOT! Glue your flowers on top of their stems.

DOT, DOT, not a LOT! Glue your flowers on top of their stems.

Voila!

Voila!

  • Drawing paper
  • Origami paper
  • Pencil
  • Crayon
  • War color paint
  • Scissors
  • Glue