Archive for the ‘flower crafts’ Category

Candy corn flower pot

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Candy corn clay pot craft

Candy corn clay pot craft

This clay pot craft is a fun fall or Halloween project for a little kid or the whole family. Remember, don’t get hung up on perfection!

What You Need: 1 small clay pot; pencil; orange, yellow and off-white acrylic paint; paint brushes.

How to Make It: Using pencil, divide clay pot into three sections. Letting paint dry between each color, paint the pot in the order of candy corn. Then, use it for real or artificial flowers, or line and and fill it with candy. Makes a great centerpiece!

Sunflower hands craft

Monday, May 18th, 2009

Sunflower hands

Sunflower hands

Capture the size of your preschooler’s little hands with this fun sunflower craft that’s quick to make at home or in school, with just a few basic supplies. It’s a great summer day camp activity, too.

What You Need: Yellow construction paper; pencil; glue; sunflower seeds; black pipe cleaner; brown pipe cleaner; scissors; stapler.

How to Make It: Trace child’s hand 8 to 10 times on yellow construction paper, using pencil. Have child cut out the hand shapes (littler kids will need help). Arrange the hands upside down (so the pencil marks don’t show), overlapping in a circle, and glue, tape or staple together. Staple straight brown pipe cleaner to back of sunflower. Cut black pipe cleaner in half and bend into circle. Staple to center of flower. Use glue to add sunflower seeds to center.

Sunflower Paper Plate Craft for Spring

Thursday, May 31st, 2007

What You Need: Paper plate, glue, pencil, brown and yellow tempera paints, paintbrush, scissors, sunflower seeds in shell.
supplies to make sunflower preschool craft
How You Make It: Use pencil to draw “scallops” all around edge of paper plate and cut along the lines. Paint entire front of plate yellow. Paint brown circle around middle of plate. Once dry, use glue to adhere sunflower seeds in center.
sunflower seed paper plate for preschooler
Suggested storybook:Sunflower House by Eve Bunting

Memorial Day Flower Basket

Sunday, May 20th, 2007

What You Need: Strawberry basket, construction paper, scissors, 2 pipe cleaners, real or fake flowers.
Strawberry Basket Flower Supplies for Memorial Day
How You Make It: Cut strips of construction paper slightly narrower than the spaces in the strawberry basket. Weave paper strips in and out, overlapping at ends to secure. Twist ends of pipe cleaner at top of one side of berry basket. Repeat on opposite side. Fill with real or fake flowers.
Memorial Day Flower Basket
Suggested book: Memorial Day Surprise

Lollipop Flowers

Thursday, May 17th, 2007

What You Need: lollipop, construction paper, pencil, white glue, scissors, flower templates (or you can draw them yourself).
Lollipop flower supplies
How You Make It: Use pencil to draw flowers (or trace template provided by on colored construction paper. Cut out. Fold green construction paper in half and draw leaf with edge at fold. Cut out leaf, wrap around lollipop stick and secure with glue. Glue lollipop to flower.
Lollipop Flowers
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Lollipop flowers template