Add a pop of color and the feel of nature into your classroom with this simple way to make flower pens. You’ll love how easy the project is and the oomphh it adds to your classroom decor. You can’t beat a surefire way to always get your pens back from your students!
How to Make Flower Pens
My students (well, maybe not the high school boys) love using them, and my bonus is I get them back at the end of class. As an AP Psychology and Literature and Composition teacher my students have to have ink pens for their essays. I am actually move towards requiring this for all in class writing other than journals. I like this because it prepares them for the AP Exams, but ink really does make it easier to read their in-writing.
First, I collected my supplies. I did this on my deck because the girls were swimming, and it was a gorgeous day. I grabbed blue pens with caps. I like blue because it stands out more than black, and caps are awesome to keep leakage to a minimum.
I used a two inch piece of Washi tape to secure the flower to the end of the pen. This prevents slipping while you wrap it the rest of the way.
Aren’t they fun?
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Sarah - Kovescence of the Mind
I am a high school English and social studies teacher. I have a B.S. and M.A.E. in education. I have taught for ten years in three different districts. I am on year five of AP Literature and year three of AP Psychology. I love to cook and craft.