Be a Flower in God's Garden

Activity Objective

To reinforce the idea that all people are reflections of God's love and that we should take care of them just as we care for all of his creation

Lesson Outcome

The children will identify ways that they can act on God's invitation to respect and to care for the world and the people in it.


  • Various "flower" colors of construction paper
  • Crayons
  • Scissors
  • Paste


  • Tell the children that this activity will help them appreciate people and all of nature as God's creation and that it should be respected and cared for.
  • Talk about the beauty in all the different kinds of flowers they see in nature. Also discuss the differences and beauty among all the people they see.
  • Invite each of the children to make a beautiful flower that will be a reminder of their own beauty as well as that of a beautiful flower.
  • Suggest that they use whatever colors they would like to cut out and construct a flower, stem, and leaves. Then they should paste their flowers together.
  • Display all the flowers as you thank God together for all creation and pray that you will all respect the world and the people in it.
  • Conclude by inviting the children to take their flowers home to put in a special place for their families to enjoy.

Learning Styles

Art/Space Smart, Nature Smart

Approximate Time

15 minutes


Walk around as the children work and talk to each one individually about how special he or she is to God and to you.