Cystic Fibrosis Storytime
 The Flower That Didn’t Want To Grow

Story Notes and Extras 

 The Flower That Didn’t Want To Grow

Written and presented by Sean Hunter

with

the art of Will Bullas

Talk and Discover


for parents, teachers families and children to enjoy

What is your favorite flower?

What is your favorite color of a flower?

Have you ever seen a flower smile?

Why is it good to grow?

Why do you think the little seed didn’t want to grow?

Who do you know that likes flowers?

What are some of the ways that flowers make people happy?

Why do you like flowers?

What is a good time to give someone flowers?

What are three different flowers that you could put in a bouquet?

What is a name of a flower that begins with D?

What is a name of a flower that begins with R?

Where would you find wild flowers?

What is the state flower of Texas?

What is the state flower of where you live?

What do you think is a pretty flower?

What is a flower that smells pretty?

Using Your Imagination


What do you think is a dogs favorite flower?

What mountains do you think the eagle told the flowers about?

Who are some of the other animals that might talk to the flowers?

Learning With Art

Draw a picture of a flower you like.

Draw a picture of a flower that you may grow some day.

Draw a picture of a flower that begins with a T.

Draw a picture of a flower that is red.

Draw a picture of a flower that is blue.

Draw a picture of a flower that can grow to be tall.

Draw a picture of what you think the little seed looked like 

when it became a flower.

More Talk and Discover


Where would you find a greenhouse?

How do flowers get their names?

What are some of the flowers that grow in the fall?

Name a flower or plant that grows in the desert?

What are some of the flowers that grow near the ocean

and along the beaches?

What are some of the flowers that you would find in the woods?

How old do scientist think some flowers are?

What are some flowers that are used for medicine?

How many species of flowers are there?

How many varieties are there of some flowers?

The Green Thumb Club


What are some flowers that don’t need a lot of water?

What are some flowers that need to be frequently watered?

What flower might you wait to plant until after the last frost?

What are some flowers that you plant before winter begins

 so they will bloom in the spring?

What are some flowers that you grow from a seed?

Name a flower that you grow from a bulb?

Extra Credit


What flower has a name that is made of two words?

What is a flower with the name “cat” in it?

What is something that has to be grown, pronounced the same as “flower”

but is spelt differently?

What is something with wings that needs flowers to make honey?

What flower is on the Hong Kong flag?

What are some flowers that you would find on a Canadian stamp?

What flowers are on the Austrian Euro coins?

What is the national flower of Scotland?

Why did Scotland chose that flower?

Some Interesting Facts

Broccoli is both a vegetable and flower.

Sunflower stocks were once used for life jackets.

Egyptian soldiers are thought to be the first to collect flowers from other lands.

learn more about Will Bullas and his art

by going to

 HYPERLINK "http://www.willbullas.com" www.willbullas.com

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