Poinsettia Resource Page

Information

University of Illinois Extension: Poinsettia Facts - Interesting facts and information about Poinsettias. Includes anatomy info, history of the plant, and number facts.

The Spruce:  Poinsettias - Keepers or Compost? - Caring For Your Holiday Poinsettia and Getting It To Bloom Again Next Year (How To)

Teleflora: Meaning & Symbolism of Poinsettias - This short article talks about the many names given to the poinsettia, some history about the person it is named after, and what it symbolizes in different cultures.

Why Christmas.com: Poinsettias At Christmas - Where this plant comes from, how it was used by other cultures, plus an old Mexican legend.


Wikipedia: Poinsettia - Description, Religious and Other Traditional Associations, Creation of the American Poinsettia Industry, Cultivation, Diseases, and Toxicity claims.

Crafts

The following sites have instructions for how to make the craft suggested.

DLTK: Paper Poinsettia Flower & Poinsettia Paper Plate Craft

First Palette Kids' Crafts: Poinsettia Ornament

Planet Smarty Pants: Poinsettia Crafts for Christmas - 12 Crafts suggested, most made from recycled items.

Artists Helping Children: Christmas Poinsettias - Three poinsettia crafts are offered on this site: One using cardboard tubes, a coloring page, and a finger print picture.

Super Coloring: Poinsettia Coloring Pages - 6 pages offered.

Coloring.ws: Mistletoe and Poinsettia Coloring Pages - 7 poinsettia coloring pages offered.

Videos

YouTube: Poinsettia Playlist Learn about the history of poinsettia, how to care for them, make some crafts, and listen to a story read by the author.

Here's one of the videos in the list... How to fold a poinsettia flower, origami



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