20 BEAUTIFUL Flower Crafts for Kids

Looking for the perfect flower craft for your kids to create?

 

The colors are bright, and these crafts will just put you in a better mood! These 20 crafts are for kids or adults! They are fun and simple to create.

 

Let me show you some gorgeous flower craft ideas!

 


Craft#1: Finger-Print Bouquet

 

I love fingerprint and handprint art! It makes for the perfect art project as well as a keepsake.

 

This fingerprint bouquet is perfect for Mother’s Day, a homemade birthday gift, and just a special surprise for someone.

 

finger painted flowers

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

acrylic paint set

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B. Set-up

 

*Cross over the paper and fold it. Cut the excess off to create a diamond shape with the cardstock.

 

*Fold the two sides at the bottom towards the middle. At the top of those pieces, fold the tops down to look like a bouquet!

 

 

C. Activity

 

*Have the kids dip their fingers in yellow paint and make dots around the top of the paper. They should create some space in between to add the flowers.

 

*Add in the colors of the flowers by dipping their fingers into the paint and creating petals!

 

*After the paint dries, hot glue the sides of the paper down! Tape a piece of twine around the bottom!

 

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Craft #2: Pasta Painted Flowers

 

Have you ever tried painting pasta? It’s quickly turning into one of my favorite art activities!

 

It’s super easy to do, and when it includes it in art, it always ends up turning out SUPER cute.

 

pasta painted flowers

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

hot glue gun

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B. Set-up

 

*Paint the noodles the colors that you want the flowers to be! Leave them on the art tray to dry.

 

*Paint a few bow-tie pasta noodles green for the leaves for the flowers.

 

C. Activity

 

*Have the kids create the middle of each flower by dipping their fingers in orange paint and create several small circles!

 

* They should place the pasta noodles where they want them around the flower, go around, and hot glue them (parent should do this step).

 

*Paint a green stem on each of the flowers! The kids will place bow tie pasta noodles on each one for the leaves (hot glue these too).

 


Craft #3: TP Roll Flower Prints

 

I love using TP rolls for activities because we ALWAYS have them on hand, and it’s a FREE way to create art!

 

How cute are these flowers? I love how they turned out, and the kids loved stamping with them.

 

TP roll flowers

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

B. Set-up

 

Use scissors to cut each toilet paper roll! Create different amounts of cuts to make the flowers different.

 

C. Activity

 

*Dip the toilet paper roll into the paint. You can also use a paintbrush to paint the toilet paper rolls. Then, stamp it on white cardstock.

 

*Press down the sides to make sure all the paint gets on the paper! Once all your prints are on, use a paintbrush to make a center of each flower. Paint on some stems and the grass!

 

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Craft #4: Q-tip Dough Flowers

 

These Q-tips flowers are so cute and so much fun to make. We used our Wild Dough play-dough for this activity.

 

I love using this dough because it is SO soft; it stays soft, nontoxic, and smells amazing! Wild Dough has many different colors and smells!

 

Q-tip flowers

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

wild dough play doh

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B. Set-up

 

Cut a bunch of Q-tips in half. Then, create a small ball of yellow dough and have the kids pat it down on the paper to make a flat circle.

 

C. Activity

 

Have the kids place the Q-tips under the dough to create the flowers. They should place them around the entire circle! You may have to fix the dough after they are done, place the Q-tips in.

 

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Craft #5: Handprint Flower 

 

I’m such a sucker for hand and footprint activities. They are just so darn cute. I love keeping them around to look back on as well!

 

This craft is perfect for springtime but also could be turned into a Mother’s Day activity!

 

mothers day flower craft

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

B. Set-up

 

Cut out a trapezoid shape from brown cardstock to be the pot. Then, on an art tray, dump out some green paint.

 

C. Activity

 

Have your little one place their hand in the green paint, then place it on the paper near the pot. Have them spread their fingers out to spread the flowers out.

 

Then, they will use different colored paints to finger paint the petals on. Lastly, glue a yellow pom in the center.

 

 

If you are using this as a Mother’s Day craft, they can write Happy Mother’s Day and the year it was made!

 


Craft #6: Fork Stamped Tulips

 

I’ve never used a fork to create art! Let me tell you, this won’t be the last time I try an activity like this.

 

It turns out really cool! Also, it was SUPER easy to do. I always appreciate low prep activities!

 

tulip printing flowers

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

art tray

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B. Set-up

 

On a white piece of paper, paint on some stems using green paint!

 

C. Activity

 

The kids will dip the forks into the paint and place them at the top of each stem to look like a flower! Make sure that the entire fork gets rolled onto the top of the stem!

 

 

You can extend this activity by creating flower patterns.

 

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Craft #7: Cupcake Liner Flowers

 

Cupcake liner crafts are simple for kids to do, and they make the perfect flower shapes!

 

For this specific activity, we actually used two different sizes of cupcake liners.

 

cupcake liner flowers

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

cupcake liners

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B. Set-up

 

*The kids should make several cuts on both sizes of the cupcake liners! They can pick the colors they want to use.

 

*They should only cut to the circle in the middle and not go any further.

 

C. Activity

 

*Glue the larger cupcake liner down on the easel paper first. Then, glue the mini cupcake liner inside the larger one.

 

*You can either use a yellow gem or a pom-pom to glue in the middle of each flower you create!

 

*Glue a green popsicle stick down to be the stem for each flower.

 

*Create grass by cutting construction paper up. Your little one can practice cutting skills by making these small cuts. Glue these pieces of paper at the bottom!

 


Craft #8: Paper Plate Flowers

 

Paper plate activities are some of my favorite crafts to do with the kids because they are simple and fun for the kids!

 

I always tend to have some paper plates on hand, too, because I love using them when we have people over our house. It’s just a supply that’s great to keep in stock!

 

paper plate flowers

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

paint brush set

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B. Set-up

 

Paint your paper plates the colors that you want the flowers to be! Then, wait for them to dry to move onto the next step.

 

C. Activity

 

* Create the shape of the flower that you want on the back of the plate. Use a pencil to draw it out. Then, cut it out!

 

* Hot glue a green popsicle stick to the back of the paper plate!

 

* Make a leaf using green cardstock paper and glue it on the popsicle stick.

 

Let the kids play with the flowers! I love using popsicle sticks for these kinds of crafts because they can easily hold them and play with them after finishing the craft.

 


Craft #9: Four Seasons

 

This craft has been my best Instagram post since I started it two years ago.

 

The hand and fingerprint activity is a perfect keepsake for parents, and it’s just so cute to see their little fingers and hands in the picture 🙂

 

season trees

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

crayola paint

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B. Set-up

 

Trace your little one’s hand on the brown construction paper to be the tree trunk of the trees. Cut it out and paste it on 4 sheets of white cardstock paper.

 

C. Activity

 

*Have your little one dip their fingers into some washable paint! They will paint each the colors of the trees according to the four seasons (fall, winter, spring, and summer).

 

* They will wash off their finger when they are done with each color. They can also do several colors on each tree to make it a little more colorful!

 

Review the changes of the seasons with your little one and talk about the colors that each season brings!

 


Craft #10: Alphabet Flower Garden

 

Looking for a fun and spring-themed alphabet activity? This is a wonderful way to practice alphabetical order!

 

Plus, it’s a recycle and play activity, which is one of my favorites to put together.

 

alphabet flowers

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

colored popsicle sticks

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Click HERE to grab your FREE Flower Letters.

 

B. Set-up

 

Cut off the middle of pieces of the egg carton. Flip it over and make slices at the bottom of each egg holder. Then, paint the entire container green.

 

Hot glue the letter printables to a green popsicle stick!

 

C. Activity

 

The kids will place the alphabet flower sticks into the egg carton in alphabetical order! Practice letter recognition skills and fine motor skills with this activity.

 

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Craft #11: Bubble Wrap Flower Prints

 

I never have tried bubble wrap painting until we did this art project! Let me tell you, it’s won’t be the last time we do it.

 

The bubble wrap makes such beautiful prints! The texture is SO cool! Plus, it’s just a different way to paint, which is always fun for the kids to explore.

 

bubble wrap flowers

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

bubble wrap

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B. Set-up

 

Use a box cutter to cut a piece of bubble wrap. Then, create a circle using a Sharpie. Cut the circle out with the box cutter! Repeat several times for how many circles you want to use!

 

C. Activity

 

Use washable paint to paint the bubble wrap and place it face down on a sheet of paper!

 

We used easel paper for this project so we had a little bit more room since the bubble wrap circles were large.

 

Paint on stems and leaves! You can also create grass, sun, and even clouds if you want with the bubble wrap circles!

 

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Craft #12: Fingerpainting Lupine Art

 

Whenever we can do a fingerprinting activity, I try to! The kids love creating this kind of art, and it always turns out so cute.

 

Seeing their little fingerprints on the painting is just so sweet.

 

finger painting lupine art

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

B. Set-up

 

Create the stems for the flowers using a paintbrush! Add on some leaves by having the kids dip their fingers in green paint to create leaves on either side of the stem.

 

C. Activity

 

* Have the kids dip their fingers in one color first. They should create a flower by making two or three dots going up the stem! At the top, they will add one dot.

 

* They will switch colors and create the others ones they didn’t do!

 

* Add some grass at the bottom of the picture by using a paintbrush.

 

RELATED: Spring Crafts and Activities for Kids

 


Craft #13: Handprint Flower Bouquet

 

Here’s another handprint flower activity! Clearly, you can see I love these sorts of activities!

 

Grab my FREE vase printable for this craft! This was SUPER easy and fun to do with the kids for spring or Mother’s Day.

 

handprint flower vase

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

Click HERE for your FREE Flower Vase printable

 

B. Set-up

 

Print off my FREE vase printable! You can print it on white cardstock or colored. Kids can write in the center too!

 

C. Activity

 

* Either have your little ones place their hand in paint that’s on an art tray, or you can paint it on their hand directly using a paintbrush.

 

* They should place their hand on a piece of cardstock paper. Cut out their hand and leave a little paper surrounding it!

 

* Cut several thin pieces of green paper to be the stems. Paste those to the paper. Then, paste the vase down, so it’s covering the bottom of the stems.

 

* Glue down the handprints to the stems!

 

You have a beautiful handprint flower arrangement to give as a gift or keep as a keepsake of your little one’s handprints!

 


Craft #14: Flower Craft Tray

 

Play tray activities are always a hit with the kids. They are easy to set up because all you have to do is place the objects in an organizer and you are all set.

 

The kids get to use their creativity and make their own flowers the way they want to!

 

flower play tray

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

 

vegetable tray

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B. Set-up

 

Decide what supplies you want the kids to use and place them inside the organizational tray.

 

C. Activity

 

*Let the kids create! There are no particular ways to do this one. That’s why I love it!

 


Craft #15: Coffee Filter Flowers

 

Have you ever tried coffee filter art activities? It’s one of my favorite things to do because you literally can’t mess it up!

 

It looks beautiful no matter how it turns out! It’s a must-try activity!

 

flower coffee filters

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

Click HERE for your FREE Flower Printable

spray bottles

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B. Set-up

 

Flatten out a coffee filter on an art tray. Create a design using a marker on the filter. You can even scribble on it! Once done, spray it with water and let dry.

 

C. Activity

 

Cut out my FREE flower printable and trace it on the back of the coffee filter. Cut out the shape and check out how your flowers look!

 

Each one will be unique and beautiful!

 


Craft #16: Wine Cork Flowers

 

I have the EASIEST flower art activity for you to try! I love being able to reuse items that we have at home to create art!

 

Wine corks make the perfect stamper to create many different shapes and objects!

 

wine cork flowers

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

wine corks

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B. Set-up

 

Place some paint on an art tray.

 

C. Activity

 

* The kids will dip some wine corks into the paint colors they want to use! They will first create the middle of each flower. Stamp a bunch of yellow dots around the paper.

 

* Have the kids dip the corks in other colors and create circles around each middle to create a flower!

 

* Create single-colored flowers, make patterns, or multi-colored flowers!

 


Craft #17: Paper Loop Flowers

 

Kids will love this paper flower craft! It’s neat because the flowers really POP out!

 

If you have a little one that loves to use scissors and glue, this is a perfect craft for them. This was great for my son because he enjoys both of these activities!

 

paper loop flower craft

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

colored card stock

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B. Set-up

 

Use a ruler to create straight lines on a piece of paper. Cut those out!

 

C. Activity

 

* Create a loop by connecting the two ends of the strips together and use a glue stick to stick them together.

 

* Make a circle using yellow paper to be in the middle of the flower. Start gluing the loops to that middle piece.

 

* Once all your loops are completed and glued to the middle piece, tape a straw to the back of the flower to be a stem.

 

Let the kids have fun and play with them after creating them! Since they will be on straws, they can use them for pretend play!

 

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Craft #18: Recycled Pop Tab Flowers

 

I can’t get enough of this project. It’s so nice to be able to reuse items that you have on hand!

 

We did a ton of recycled activities for Earth Day, which is in the springtime, so these flowers were a perfect way to use recycled materials for a project.

 

flower tab flowers

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

pop tabs

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B. Set-up

 

Paint the tabs using acrylic paint and let them dry. Make sure to paint a few green for the stems! I used 7 pop tabs total for each flower.

 

C. Activity

 

Make a flower shape using the tabs. Glue them on paper. Then, paint a yellow circle in the middle of each flower. Create a stem using a marker and glue on a green tab to be the leaf!

 

Looking for some Earth Day Printables? I have some FREEBIE printables for you!

 

earth day packet

 

RELATED:  Grab the EARTH DAY printable on my Teaching Resources page

 


Craft #19: Button Flower Card

 

This is a great spring-themed activity or Mother’s Day card for mom or grandparents!

 

This is a simple craft that kids will love doing! Using colored buttons is great for fine motor skills!

 

button flower cards

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

colored buttons

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B. Set-up

 

Fold a piece of cardstock in half!

 

C. Activity

 

*Create flowers using the buttons! Glue them in a flower shape!

 

*Make stems out of green cardstock and add two green buttons on the side for the stems.

 

*On the inside of the card, have the kids write a little note for Mother’s Day!

 

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Craft #20: Parts of a Flower Craft

 

Looking for a fun preschool learning craft? This is a wonderful way for kids to learn about flowers!

 

This flower craft is a FREE printable! It’s perfect for home learning or for a unit on flowers in a preschool classroom.

 

parts of a flower craft

 

How to do this activity

 

A. Materials you need

 

Click HERE to grab your FREE Parts of a Flower Printable

 

B. Set-up

 

Print and cut out the parts of the flower!

 

C. Activity

 

The kids will build a flower by gluing the flower parts in the correct spots onto a piece of paper!

 

Discuss the parts of the flower while creating it.

 

Have the kids glue the labels by their flowers to help build vocabulary skills.

 

Use brown shredded paper to create the roots of the flower and sunflower seeds for the center of the flower.

 

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Final Thoughts and Conclusions

 

Flower crafts are the perfect spring activity to try with your kids! They will LOVE creating these easy and fun projects to create memories together.

 

Whether you are creating a keepsake gift for someone or just looking for an activity to do with your little one, these flower crafts are sure to be a hit!

 

Do you have a fun flower craft that you have done that you love? I’d love to hear about it! Please let our community know by commenting below!

 

Happy Crafting!

 

Deena

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