Flower talk

Flower talk tells about flowers and a garden. Gardens usually make people feel good, they create a nice atmosphere and help us to enjoy life. The book also talks about expressing feelings, about life and about different thoughts and attitudes.

The book can be read by all age groups and it is especially recommended for immigrants, persons who learn English, elderly and persons with memory difficulties or weak sight.

Place: Garden

Group: All age groups

Discussion: Which flowers do you like? Why? Which are your favourites?

Which flowers do you have on your balcony, in your home or in your garden?

Choose one or a few flowers. Describe them and tell why you chose them.

What feelings do the flowers awaken in you?

What new thoughts did the stories in the book give you?

Discuss the flowers you chose with the others in the group. What do they describe for you and what do they mean in your life?

What do they tell about you or your life?

Tasks: Draw your own pictures to the stories.

Write about a flower which is not included in the book.

Write your own story or a poem for the pictures in the book.