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Flowers crafts

Flower garden

(a tulip, a daisy and a grape hyacinth)

Materials needed :

  • scissors
  • glue
  • green paper
  • pink square paper size 6 x 6 cm
  • white paper
  • yellow paper
  • dark blue or purple paper
  • blue A4 paper

Let’s get to work:

  1. For the tulip check the instructions above.
  2. For the daisy use the white paper and fold a double twice. Now cut a petal, you’ll see you’ve got four petals at once simply because you folded the paper. Repeat this once more.
  3. Cut a flowerheart from yellow paper and a stem from green paper.
  4. Paste everything onto the blue A4 paper.
  5. For the grape hyacinth use the dark blue or purple paper and cut small circles. You can fold the paper double a couple of times so you’ll get more circles in a quicker way.
  6. Cut a stem from green paper.
  7. Paste everthing onto the green A4 paper.

Flower

Materials needed :

  • paint
  • paintbrushes
  • paper

Let’s get to work:

  1. Use the paintbrush to paint your fingers,
  2. Put the painted fingers on the paper and repeat untill you’ve completly gone round on the paper.
  3. Use one finger to make a stem and a leaf or two.

 

Snowdrop

Materials needed :

  • scissors
  • glue
  • white square paper size 10 x 10 cm or 8 x 8 cm, preferably seethrough paper
  • green paper
  • any A4 colour paper
  • cotton wool

Let’s get to work:

  1. Use the white square paper and fold three kites.
  2. Cut a stem from green paper, a leaf. Let the children cut the stem in one piece, point out that a snowdrop points down.
  3. Paste the stem onto the paper and paste the kites on the tip of the stem, which points down.
  4. Decorate with grass, and maybe even cotton wool as snow.

Dandelion

Materials needed :

  • scissors
  • glue
  • yellow and green paper
  • red (or any other colour) A4 paper

 

Let’s get to work:

  1. Trace a circle onto the yellow paper en let the children cut it out.
  2. Trace a small circle in the middle of the larger circle and let the children cut small strips up till the smaller circle.
  3. Draw a leaf onto green paper, and let the children cut it out.
  4. Let them cut a stem.
  5. Paste everything onto the A4 paper.
  6. Decorate with bees, or other insects, and maybe some grass

Tulips

Materials needed :

  • scissors
  • glue
  • coloured square paper size 10 x 10 cm, or 12 x 12 cm
  • one sheet of square paper size 16 x 16 cm
  • blue A4 paper
  • other coloured paper for decoration

Let’s get to work:

  1. Fold 16 squares and repeat this 3 times. Use different colours each time.
  2. Cut one square in between the first and the second square and once more between the third and the fourth square.
  3. Fold the middle tips together and fold the outer tips outward.
  4. For the vase, use the 16 x 16 cm square paper and fold 16 squares. Fold the bottom tips in.
  5. Paste the vase on the blue A4 paper and cut stems for the tulips.
  6. Paste the tulips on the stems.
  7. Decorate the vase, let the children use their own creativity and imagination.

Hyacinth

Materials needed :

  • scissors
  • glue
  • a kitchen roll
  • crepe paper cut in squares in the colours: pink, purple blue or white
  • green crepe paper
  • a butter cup of some sort
  • tissues.

Let’s get to work:

  1. Lay down the kitchen roll onto the green crepe paper, roll it in and cut it to size. Paste the paper on the roll.
  2. Use a tissue to fill one side of the kitchen roll.
  3. Take one square piece of crepe paper and fold it around your finger. You can also use a pencil.
  4. Put glue on the tip of the paper and glue it to the roll. Repeat this step until half of the roll is completely full.

A meadow

Materials needed :

  • scissors
  • glue
  • green A4 paper
  • lots of different colours see-through or crepe paper.

Let’s get to work:

  1. Fold a small edge (about 4 cm) on each side of the green paper.
  2. Cut the edge in, but stop at the folded line. Repeat this step on all sides.
  3. Take one square piece of crepe paper and fold it around your finger. You can also use a pencil.
  4. Put glue on the tip of the paper and glue it in the grass. Repeat this step until your meadow is completely full.