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12 Flower Crafts for Kids

by The Artful Parent Editorial Team
February 23, 2024
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Flower crafts for kids that are great for a wide age range. Easy to setup and many are fun to make and play in as well!

Updated May 2024

It’s a beautiful summer and nature is putting on a colorful showcase for your viewing pleasure. Want to enjoy nature even more?

Try your hand at some nature art with a few of our favorite flower crafts. Suncatchers, flower crowns, and fairy wings means flower fun for everyone!

Flower Crafts for Kids

flower printing
Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

1. Flower Printing for Kids

Try flower printing for a fun and easy nature art project for kids. Simply dip flowers into paint and then press onto sturdy paper.

flower flags
Photo by Abbey Donald

2. Make Flower Flags With Flower Pounding

Watch flower pigments transfer with this fun process art activity. Use a small hammer or mallet to pound the flower pigment into a piece of cloth. Then turn the cloth into sweet flags!

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3. Make a Flower Stained-Glass Window

This spring craft combines the petals from colorful flowers with transparent contact paper to create a beautiful flower stained-glass window.

paper plate watercolor flowers
Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

4. Make Giant Flowers with Paper Plates

Create giant 3D watercolor flowers with just a few simple supplies that you likely have at home right now!

watercolor paper flowers
Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

5. Make Watercolor Doodle Flowers

Use watercolor dots as the starting point for playful watercolor doodle flowers. You can turn the doodle flowers into stickers by trying this on sticker paper!

DIY fairy wings
Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

6. Make DIY Fairy Wings

Become a flower fairy with this easy upcycle project. This is a fun make and play craft for kids!

paper plate flower suncatcher
Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

7. Make a Flower Suncatcher

Grab your flower petals and paper plates to create mandala designs. These make a fun decoration for your sunny windows!

paper bag flower crown
Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

8. Make Paper Flower Crowns for Kids

A paper flower crown is a fun craft and an excellent accessory for pretend play. These are easy to make with a recycle brown paper bag, duct tape and flowers!

DIY flower crowns
Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

9. Make Flower Crowns and Necklaces

Or cut a crown shape out of cardstock and use transparent contact paper to create see-through sections to fill and decorate with flower petals. And while you’re at it, make a necklace too!

dye flowers
Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

10. Learn how to Dye Flowers

Use this fun bit of science to provide a quick color change to your flowers. This is especially fun in the summer when you can make red, white and blue flowers!

Photo by Jean Van’t Hul

11. Make Flower Fairy Dolls

Use clothespins and fake flowers to make your own adorable fairy pals. These make the sweetest little dolls for kids to play with.

Tissue Paper flowers

12. Make Flowers with Tissue Paper

A simple method for how to make flowers with tissue paper, egg cartons, and pipe cleaners. A fun, open ended flower craft for kids!

What do you think? Which of these flower crafts will you try with your family?

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