How to press flowers | Natural History Museum

What you need Card, PVA glue, books, pen, newspaper Step 1. Collect Find a spot where you have
permission to pick flowers Carefully pick a section from a plant Try not to damage other flowers
or take too many Step 2. Press Open a book
and line with newspaper Place your flowers on the page Carefully close the book and
weigh it down Store in a warm, dry place
and check daily Step 3. Collate Once your flowers are dry,
carefully remove them Use glue to mount them on card Create a label to help
identify your flower Step 4. Create You can then create
your own flower collection… Or make some beautiful art

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