In honor of the first day of spring, let’s make some art based on California Poppies. The scientific name for the California Poppy is “Eschscholzia californica“.  The explorers who wrote about finding the orange poppy named it after one of the men on their boat (Eschscholzia).

Supply List:

  • Paper
  • Markers
  • Crayons

Art Challenge:

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