A legend is a traditional story thought to be true and historical but has not been proven through research and facts. All cultures have legends that have been passed down from many years ago. Texas has many of its own legends including that of “The Yellow Rose of Texas”. The “The Yellow Rose of Texas” is a folk song that was most likely written in the 1850s and is believed to be based on a popular legend of the Texas Revolution!
Read the included legend of the yellow rose.
- Do you think it could be true?Why or why not?
Make your own yellow “rose” of Texas!
- Glue a yellow cupcake liner to the top of the included flower stem.
- Add more glue to the center and sprinkle it with bird seed.
- Color the stem and leaves. You can also decorate the rest of the paper.
- Hang it up for all to see!
- You can also plant it and grow a beautiful garden to feed the birds.