Flower power: Combining science and art to get kids exploring

These tips will inspire kids to become flower-pressing pros.

We know. The phrase “flower pressing” likely conjures up visions of great-great-grandparents making a display to put next to a side-table doily. But these days, sometimes old-school is the way to go.

Gathering flowers gets kids outside and fosters exploration; arranging and pressing the blooms encourages curiosity and creativity. Plus, children just might learn a little about botanical and environmental sciences.

Convinced yet? Here’s how to bring some flower power into your family’s life.

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