Mexico

International Day Celebration

We will celebrate by making Tissue Paper Flowers!

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First lets look at the supplies

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TAKE TURNS GETTING SUPPLIES

Pick 4 sheets of tissue paper. CAREFUL tissue paper rips easily.

Pick 1 pipe cleaner.

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Fold your tissue paper like a fan

FOLD AND FLIP
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Keep folding

UNTIL IT LOOKS LIKE A FAN.
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Get a pipe cleaner

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Fold it over the tissue paper and twist

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Use scissors and cut the ends off

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Open your fan CAREFULLY!!

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Go SLOW and separate the tissue paper ONE layer at a time!

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Until one side is done

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Do the other side and separate until done

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Congratulations! You are a flower making pro!

Mexico is known for its Monarch Butterflies

Beautiful Butterflies

Monarch Migration