This spring digraph garden is a perfect spring craftivity to wrap up learning about digraphs!
-spring garden templates
-markers, crayons or colored pencils
-blue construction paper 12 x 18
-green construction paper 9 x 12 (for grass)
-digraph word list (for students that need help generating words)
1. With a dark marker or crayon, students will write a digraph (i.e. wh, th, ch, etc.) in the center of the butterfly and flowers.
2. With a dark maker or crayon, students will write words that contain the digraph they just wrote. These words will go on the wings and petals of the flowers.
- Encourage students to think outside the box—two syllable words, digraphs at the end, etc.
3. Students will decorate their flowers and butterflies.
4.Students will cut out the completed flowers and butterflies.
5. Glue butterflies and flowers to a piece of blue 12 X 18 construction paper.
6. To make the “crinkly” grass, cut a 9 X 12 green paper in half. Make vertical cuts on each of the halves, but not all the way through the halves.
7. Crinkle the just-cut fringes with fingers to make grass look 3-d.
8. Glue grass on top of flower stems on the blue 12 X 18 paper.
9. Allow glue to dry.
10. Hang the spring digraph gardens so all can see!!