Thursday, May 05, 2011

Handprint Flower Bouquet (Perfect Mother's Day Craft)



This is a fun and cute little project for kids.  It would be perfect for Mother's Day (hint to those dad's out there!!).  All you need is some flower colored construction paper, a pencil, some craft sticks (we painted our's green), glue, scissors and a stapler.



Trace your child's hand print on the paper and cut it out



Curl the ends of the finger tips around a pencil



Glue the craft stick to the hand print



Take the sides and shape them around the stick and staple it together



Nathan and I took a vase and put some tissue paper in the bottom of it. Then arranged the "flowers" in the vase.




I think I like these flowers even more than I like my real ones!



And Nathan is pretty darn proud of himself, as you can see!

5 comments:

RedTedArt said...

Oooooh these are brilliant! What a wonderful take on "handprint flowers"!! These are beautiful!

Thank you for linking up to Kids Get Crafty!

Maggy

Toyin O. said...

That is so creative, thanks for sharing.

CynthiaK said...

Those are so cute! Love!

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Jane@flightplatformliving said...

really lovely x