Introduction to plant materials and floral tools to create a simple round arrangement



In this lesson students will be introduced to plant materials and floral tools. Students will learn the qualities and proper use of floral foam to green in for a simple round arrangement. Students will practice preparing and inserting greens into floral foam using proper floral design technique. This lesson assumes basic tool identification has already been covered.

Lesson Time

Instruction Time
55 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Agriculture & Natural Resources Agriculture & Natural Resources

Standards and Objectives


California Academic Content Standards (1)
California's 2008 CTE Standards (2)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will list the qualities of floral foam including water absorbency, proper care, and uses in design.
  • Students will prepare floral foam for a design.
  • Students will green-in a floral foam for a round arrangement using proper design technique.

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