Tots! Activity: Tulips

Tots! Activity: Tulips

As Cheekwood’s Tots program is temporarily suspended, we are sharing today’s activity for parents and tots to activate at home. Use our files to create your own fork tulips, then share your work with us by tagging @cheekwood on Instagram and using #cheekwoodtots!

Here’s what you’ll need:

• Forks

•  Paint

•  Paint brush

•  Colored pencils

•  Blank piece of paper or printed template *See template below

Tulip Vase Template   


Try pairing the activity with one of these books:

Planting a Rainbow by Lois Elhert

My Garden by Kevin Henkes

Bloom by Deborah Diesen

Flowers Are Calling by Rita Gray and Kenard Pak


Missing the tulips at Cheekwood in Bloom this year? While we all do our part to follow the Mayor’s “Safer at Home” order, we’re committed to making sure you don’t miss the beauty of springtime at Cheekwood, as more than 150,000 blooming bulbs spill from our gardens.  Follow along on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter as we virtually share Cheekwood in Bloom.

Virtual Tour


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