First, let me apologize for the delayed posts lately. My 17 month old and I had the 24 hour bug which made the thought of putting a post up unbearable.
Anyway, our next addition for the nature alphabet is for Letter F, the forget-me-not flower! At Dave’s Garden we found some information about forget-me-nots since we did not know anything about these flowers except for the fact that they are flowers. Esmeralda loves flowers, so she enjoyed learning about the information while looking at the pictures to the side of the information! Here are some things we learned:
- Grow between 6-12 inches
- They bloom in: pale pink, pink, light blue, medium blue, blue, and white/near white!
- They bloom mid spring, late spring, to early summer!
- May be invasive
- They are velvet, fuzzy textured!
After we learned what colors forget-me-nots bloom in, I asked Esmeralda what color she wanted to color her flowers. Of course she answered pink since that is her favorite color. In the picture above, she also saw that the leaves were green and the “little circles” were yellow. I gave her a pink crayon, a green crayon, and a yellow crayon. After we talked about where her colors would go, she went in the kitchen to sit at her table and color her flowers. She did great! When she was done coloring, she insisted that I write her name for her. Since she can spell her own name (3.5 years old), I had her spell her name for me and then I wrote it down after she listed off what letter came next.
We hope you enjoyed this week’s addition!