Extensions and Adaptations
- Teachers may wish to have students create a Caring Sunflower for their classroom and have students make petals using Handout #3 to show ways to care about others.
- Students can paint sunflowers of their own after viewing Van Gogh’s paintings.
- Teachers may consider planting a class garden where students can meet to discuss ways to care about others.
- Students can brainstorm ways to show caring in the classroom, at school, at home, and in the community.
Related Links and Resources
Simply Sunflowers (Lasting Lessons) by Karen Shackelford