Recommended age: 3 years + (Not suitable for children under 3 years – choking hazard)
This beautiful flower press kit by Moulin Roty contains two natural-finish wooden boards (the top board is printed with a garden scene) seven sheets of cardboard and twelve sheets of thick paper – providing 6 pressing layers in total. The press is held together and can be tightened by four bolts and wing nuts.
The process of collecting and then pressing plants is a great way to encourage children to engage with the natural world. The pressing and preservation of leaves and flowers etc will also provide your child with a wonderful sense of accomplishment when undertaking that special project – whether it be for hand made gift cards, a natural artwork or even a botanical journal.
As well as being a great way to encourage outdoor play and to nurture a caring attitude toward nature, the activity of searching for and collecting plant specimens can also be used to help develop learning skills, introduce the basics of of scientific/botanical process and to increase vocabulary and language skills.
Suitable for either a girl or boy, this set will provide ongoing opportunity for purposeful play.
The flower press comes packaged in an illustrated box.
Size: Approx 21 cm x 18 cm
Care instructions: Wipe with a damp cloth.
Designed by Moulin Roty, France