Pussywillows

April 7, 2009

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Pussywillows are a welcome sign that the winter is over and warmer days lie ahead. 

In my early years in school, I recall gluing real pussywillows to bare branches drawn on sheets of paper.  I don’t think that’s common practice in schools anymore, as pussywillows aren’t as easily found as they used to be.

This drawing was made with a fine tip black marker.

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2 Responses to “Pussywillows”

  1. Joan Says:

    I remember doing pussy willow art in school, too! 🙂

    • flandrumhill Says:

      I remember keeping those pictures for years until almost all the pussywillows had fallen off the paper. I also remember ironing a lot of leaves between sheets of wax paper. I don’t remember any of my children doing these activities in school.


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