Spring Is Here!

Spring is here and flowers are blooming. Sidewalk Flowers "written" by Jon Arno Lawson and illustrated by Sydney Smith is a captivating wordless picture book. Wordless picture books not only encourage story telling skills, but also can improve language and comprehension.

Sidewalk Flowers is about a little girl collecting flowers from the sidewalk.  The little girls uses the flowers as gifts.  Sidewalk Flowers reminds us of the importance of small gestures.  Don't miss this one!  It is a great "read".


  • Ink Pad (pink or purple)
  • Construction paper (white and green)
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Green colored pencil


  1. Cut two larger ovals for the leaves and glue to the bottom of the white paper as shown in the picture.
  2. Draw one green line from the middle of the leaves to just below the top of the paper.
  3. "Ink" your thumb and press thumb prints along each side of the green line. You will have to re-ink your thumb a few times.

Happy Spring!