Making paper flowers is a really fun & easy activity to do with kids of all ages. Plus, this spring activity is a fantastic way to kick in the warmer weather and refreshing signs of growth! This activity creates a beautiful paper flower with lots of room for variation and creativity!
Paper flower making activities satisfy even the craftiest of human beings. Plus, there are loads of benefits including:
- Fine motor skill development
- Practical life applications such as scissor cutting
- Process Art
- Learning about the seasons and life cycles
Paper crafts for kids are actually quite easy to put together and kids can help prepare the materials by cutting the strips and placing the materials out.
How to Make Curled Paper Flowers
- Paper (I used cardstock.)
- Guillotine cutting board or ruler
- Unsharpened pencil
How to Make Paper Flowers
- Cut paper into ½ to 1-inch strips, depending on how thick you want each flower.
- Wrap the paper strips around a pencil to create the curls.
- Also, cut thin strips for stems and cut leaf shapes. (You can cut two at once by folding the paper in half and cutting along the seam.
- Create a flower by gluing the stem and leaves to a plain sheet of paper. Add puddles of glue where you want to place the flower curls. Place the curls on top of the glue and press the curls down.
- Allow drying completely before displaying.
Easy Steps to Make a Paper Flower
Kids will have a blast creating their flower scene! What are your favorite papercrafts with kids?
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