(Dad) Trace base of cup on back of plate and cut out. Cut 1/2-inch-long slits around the hole about 1/4 inch apart.
Tape 6 to 8 paper clips around the back of the plate.
Trace plastic lid 6 to 8 times onto different papers and cut out. Help your child write notes to Mom on the back of each and insert a "petal" in each clip. Place cup with flower in the center hole.
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