Children can try making this pretty coffee filter rose for Valentine's Day or Mother's Day - it's so pretty, who wouldn't be happy to receive it!
A collection of pretty flower crafts for kids! We've tried to include something for all ages, something for spring and something for summer, crafts that will look lovely on walls and in vases!
This is a very quick and easy way to make some pretty lotus flower decorations for Vesak - but of course you can adapt the shape of the petals to make an array of gorgeous flowers any time! This would be a lovely party craft, too.
This pretty daisy bookmark is quickly and easily made with fingerprints by all ages of children - a perfect little gift for Mother's Day or any special occasion.
Children can sew this pretty daisy picture to give as a gift (mount it and frame in a simple frame like ours) or use it on the front of a card for someone special, perhaps at Mother's Day.
This pretty rosebud or rose craft is a lovely idea for summer, or perhaps for Mother's Day. It might take a little while to get the hang of the twisting and gluing required, but the finished result is worth it.
Here's a fabric flower craft for kids which will use up your scraps, provide practice for kids learning to sew, and create a really pretty display!
This pretty brooch is fun for kids to sew and - if you can bear to part with it - it makes a lovely gift for mothers, grannies or friends! And of course you can make all sorts of variations depending on what fabrics you have available... why not make one to match every outfit!
Kids will enjoy making this filter paper bouquet for Mother's Day or Grandparent's Day - or perhaps to a favorite teacher! The colours are so pretty and perfect for Spring.
Children can have some messy fun making these fingerprint flower cards - perfect for Mother's Day or Valentine's Day.
This Flower Face mask can be adapted with different colours, different sized petals, different materials - you could even change it into a "sun" mask.
In Hawaii they welcome visitors with a garland of fresh flowers, or a lei. And in certain parts of India it is customary to wear a necklace of fresh flowers at Diwali, the festival of lights. Why not try our paper flower garland instead?
Make some of these gorgeous sweet treats with the kids this spring - perfect for cheering up the table or as an Easter treat, too!
We love creating collages. Ever since the kids were little we would select a bunch of items out of the cupboard a basic colouring sheet or template and the kids would create whatever they wanted.
Here's a lovely, messy craft for little kids - and the result does look a little like a thistle! How about making a class-full of these, cutting them out and using them to decorate the bottom of the notice-board with a field of thistles?
This Mother's Day craft encourages children to think about what makes their mother special. It is sure to become a treasured possession!
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This pretty lolly stick window box is a quick kids craft for younger children which makes a delightful gift for them to make for Mother's Day, Grandparent's Day or other occasions. As a glue gun is used, an adult's help will be required.
This clay modelling craft uses a kitchen bowl as a base to create a lovely lotus flower bowl. It would make a super trinket bowl, and a perfect gift for the kids to give to friends or family - perhaps for Mother's Day?
This beautiful lotus flower lantern is made out of 3 paper cups! Used with an electric tea light it looks really pretty and the kids will be very proud of their creation... perfect for Vesak celebrations of course, but lovely at any time of year.
Painted flower pots are simple to do and not exactly original - but they always go down well on Mother's Day, Grandparent's Day, or just as a rainy day activity - especially if you pot them up with some seeds or a little plant too!
Here's a fun craft for little ones, perfect for a Scottish theme. If you paint the plate first and leave it in a warm place to dry, it might even be ready by the time you have the handprints drawn and cut out.
Here's a clever way to make a rose from pipe cleaners - and we warn you that it can become quite addictive! We've used white pipe cleaners for a white rose, but you could of course use red, pink or orange and make roses for Mother's Day or Valentine's Day.
Children can make this stunning poinsettia picture to display using some clever folding and cutting techniques...
This pretty "stained glass" lotus flower is also a simple lesson in symmetry! It looks very pretty hung in a window for the light to shine through it, and would be perfect for Vesak celebrations.
Celebrate the summer with this gorgeous sunflower handprint painting, which is fun and simple for kids to make as a summer painting project. Imagine a whole "field" of these on display!
Children will be thrilled to use their own artwork to make a height chart to display on the wall - and the sunflower is a usefully tall flower, so perfect for making this height chart!
This simple felt sewing project produces a thistle brooch that any Scot would be proud to wear!
Our finished thistle brooch
With this tissue paper flowers craft idea, kids of all ages can produce a stunning bouquet of very pretty flowers quickly and easily!
Children will enjoy making this tissue paper rose, which makes a sweet little home-made gift for Valentine's Day or Mother's Day or a pretty craft for a summer theme.