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12 Hands-On Flower Activities

Ring in spring with these bright and colorful flower crafts!

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Have a blast exploring the science behind the different parts of flowers and how they grow, while building fine motor skills and encouraging creativity.
Ring in spring with these bright and colorful flower crafts!
1. Coffee Filter Flowers

Even before your garden has bloomed, kids can celebrate spring with bunches of these bright bouquets. Encourage your kids to experiment with different combinations of colors.

Even before your garden has bloomed, kids can celebrate spring with bunches of these bright bouquets. Encourage your kids to experiment with different combinations of colors.

2. Flower Art Nature Collages

Combine exploring the outdoors with process art for a fun craft!

Combine exploring the outdoors with process art for a fun craft!

3. Wildflower "Goop" Sensory Play

Add flowers to this thick "goop" mixture then watch your little ones explore stirring and mixing up their flower concoction.

Add flowers to this thick "goop" mixture then watch your little ones explore stirring and mixing up their flower concoction.

4. Rainbow Bouquets 

Turn white flowers into a rainbow bouquet! As flowers lose water to evaporation, they pull more water up through their stems. When food coloring is added to the water, the blossoms make an amazing transformation.

Turn white flowers into a rainbow bouquet! As flowers lose water to evaporation, they pull more water up through their stems. When food coloring is added to the water, the blossoms make an amazing transformation.

5. Homemade Watercolor Paint from Flowers

Start by gathering a variety of flowers and making predictions about which will make brighter paint. Keep the flower theme going by using the extra flowers as paint brushes!

Start by gathering a variety of flowers and making predictions about which will make brighter paint. Keep the flower theme going by using the extra flowers as paint brushes!

6. Design a Nature Necklace

Enjoy a nature walk to gather all your materials, then you’ll all be ready to start creating different patterns and designs!

Enjoy a nature walk to gather all your materials, then you’ll all be ready to start creating different patterns and designs!

7. Create-Your-Own Pipe Cleaner Flowers

This open-ended craft involves cutting and beading, which makes for a fun way to practice fine and small motor skills!

This open-ended craft involves cutting and beading, which makes for a fun way to practice fine and small motor skills!

8. Flower Lab

Future scientists will love exploring the different textures and analyzing parts of the flowers.

Future scientists will love exploring the different textures and analyzing parts of the flowers.

9. Handprint Flower Bouquet

Spruce things up with this bright springtime craft! This super simple craft is an awesome way to spend quality time together and build scissor skills.

Spruce things up with this bright springtime craft! This super simple craft is an awesome way to spend quality time together and build scissor skills.

10. Bouncy Flowers

Have a blast cutting and putting together the different pieces to construct this paper craft! Kids will love to watch their flowers bloom as they spring up and down.

Have a blast cutting and putting together the different pieces to construct this paper craft! Kids will love to watch their flowers bloom as they spring up and down.

11. Finger-painted Snapdragon Flowers

This hands-on painting activity is an easy and fun way to get creative! Try mixing colors and painting different sized flowers.

This hands-on painting activity is an easy and fun way to get creative! Try mixing colors and painting different sized flowers.

12. Paper Plate Flower Craft

Paint, cut, and paste to build a flower!

Paint, cut, and paste to learn the different parts of a flower!

How will your family celebrate Halloween this year?

Parents Talk Back
How will your family celebrate Halloween this year?
Go trick-or-treating
66% (46 votes)
Go trunk-or-treating
20% (14 votes)
Attend a house party
4% (3 votes)
Attend a school or community function
10% (7 votes)
Total votes: 70