Create A Laurel Wreath Crown
The ancient Greeks associated the laurel wreath crown with victory, and often bestowed it upon the winners of athletic and Olympic competitions. Give your child a sense of victory by helping her create this artful headdress.
The paper laurel crown activity encourages early math skills such as shape recognition and understanding the part to whole relationship. This project can also be used to introduce mythology—the Greek Apollo wore a laurel wreath crown—and nature concepts.
What You Need:
- Green construction paper in a variety of shades
- Green tissue paper
- Green metallic paper