Thursday, May 07, 2015

Flower Mandalas on the Light Table {Light & Reflections Series}

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We haven't been playing with our light table as often as we used to, especially as the weather warms up, but one rainy day, we were able to sneak in some simple flower themed light table play. The boys created colorful flower mandalas on the light table using free printable flower templates. And they turned out lovely!

Creating flower mandalas on the light table from And Next Comes L

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Flower Themed Light Table Activity for Kids

For this activity, we used:

I printed the flower templates on normal printer paper, but vellum or printable transparencies would be great alternatives if you have them on hand. I then set out the materials like so:

Creating flower mandalas on the light table from And Next Comes L

Five year old J went straight for the yellow stones and declared that he was going to make a sunflower. Well, he eventually ran out of yellow stones and ended up with the most colorful sunflower ever!

Simple light table activity for kids using glass gems and a free printable from And Next Comes L

Creating flower mandalas on the light table from And Next Comes L

Simple light table activity for kids using glass gems and a free printable from And Next Comes L

Simple light table activity for kids using glass gems and a free printable from And Next Comes L

K ended up making a very Christmas colored flower. I was surprised at how much he loved this simple light table invitation.

Creating flower mandalas on the light table from And Next Comes L

Creating flower mandalas on the light table from And Next Comes L

Simple light table activity for kids using glass gems and a free printable from And Next Comes L

What kind of flowers will your kids create?


Other Ideas You'll Love


Sticky Window Flower Garden from Still Playing School

Mosaic Flower Art Window Collage from Where Imagination Grows

Sticky Flowers on the Light Table from Happily Ever Mom

Simple light table activity for kids: creating flower mandalas (comes with a free printable!) from And Next Comes L
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8 comments:

  1. So pretty! I love the printables!

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  2. Fabulous! I love their flowers! So colorful!

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    1. Thanks, Lisette! I love how colorful they are too!

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  3. I love mandalas on the light table - it can be very calming and relaxing quiet activity :) Your spring flower mandalas are so beautiful!

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  4. Thank you! This is such a fun idea!

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