How to make paper dogwood flowers - great spring project for classroom. Could plant a bare branch in plaster-of-Paris in a small bucket and have the class decorate it. Make a bird's nest and put in the top branch to go along with unit on Spring.
Learn to Make DIY Paper Flowers: These elegant flowers look like a million but cost only pennies to make. A careful choice of materials and attention to creating graceful shapes combine to make this my favorite paper centerpiece.
Create a simple spring mantel display by placing plant sprigs in pretty vases and bottles. Various glass bottles with one sprig of greenery or tiny flowers. I especially love the bleeding hearts and lily's of the valley in early spring.