In this quick tutorial you'll learn how to draw a Daisy Flower in 6 easy steps - great for kids and novice artists.
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At the bottom you can read some interesting facts about the Daisy Flower.
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How to Draw a Daisy Flower - Step-by-Step Tutorial
Step 1: First draw a circle for the center of the flower
Step 2: Then fill in the circle so it’s a big spot.
Step 3: Next draw oblong half circles all the way around the spot for the first petals.
Step 4: In this step add in more petals in the back inbetween each front petal.
Step 5: Next draw the stem which is two straight lines centered below the flower.
Step 6: Lastly draw the leaves, one on each side of the stem. Inside the leaf draw a line nearer to the top rather than the middle.
Interesting Facts about Daisies
Daisies are a common flower in parts of Europe. They grow wild in meadows and fields and give a grassy field a cheerful feel. Daisies grow to 4 centimeters tall and their small flowers measure up to 25 centimeters around. This common wildflower lives for 2 years. Daisies are traditionally small white flowers with sunny yellow centers. There are many variations of the flower including the Marguerite daisy, Gloriosa daisy, Shasta daisies, African daisy and Gerber daisy.
Did you know?
- There are 4000 species of Daisy.
- Daisies are found everywhere, but Antarctica.
- The main pollinators of Daisies are bees.
- The name means “Day’s Eye.” Probably because Daisies open and close with daylight.
- You can eat a Daisy’s leaves.
- People in ancient Rome used Daisies to heal wounds.
- When the plant is used for a tea, the flower is used to treat pain, coughs, and stomach problems.
- Daisies are used in flower language to symbolize “Purity and Innocence.”
- Daisies make up 10% of the world’s flowers.
- Daisies are really 2 flowers in 1. The white petals circle around a smaller yellow ball of petals.
Lesson Plan Note: Collect a bouquet of daisies such as the Marguerite, the Gloriosa, the Shasta, the African, and the Gerber. Have the students study the difference between the daisies and what is similar. For younger children, a simple daisy chain is a fun sunny day activity.