Practical life activities continue to be important within the elementary class. The nature of these changes as the children get older but preparing flowers to make our environment beautiful is a lovely activity. In elementary we call this taking care of our environment.
Maybe you'd like to stop for a second to think about the many different elements involved in this task that you may take for granted - all the different steps to successful completion and tidying away.
Not least, you have to control your movements to pour just enough water into quite small vases and learn to use the scissors to cut the wrapping and the secateurs to trim the stalks, safely.