Spring is in the air, and that means the flowers are blooming with all the extra rain and sunshine they’re receiving. It’s the perfect time to make some of these gorgeous flower crafts for preschoolers. Making flowers is a creative way to teach kids about the beauty of nature, even if the weather isn’t cooperating for you to get outside.
Use these flower preschool crafts along with flower or garden-themed books or as part of a flower unit study. Crafting is an excellent way to extend learning with hands-on activities.
Flower Crafts for Preschoolers
Flower Preschool Crafts
Make some of these flower crafts to brighten your home for spring, or make something special for Mom for Mother’s Day. You’ll find lots of fantastic flowers to choose from below!
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Our kindness flower teaches children about the importance of being kind while showing them some examples of kind traits on each flower petal. Encourage them to think of traits that describe kindness or ways to be kind to put on the petals.
This is a fantastic craft for spring, especially if you’re planting a flower garden with the kids. Knowing the parts of the flower helps kids learn how to take care of them. Kids will have so much fun painting and decorating their flowers.
Don’t you love sunflowers? They look so happy! This sunflower craft is made with real shelled sunflower seeds, and it really adds texture and dimension to the craft. You can enjoy this art all spring and summer long.
If you’re looking for a super simple flower craft, this is it. Use cupcake liners in different colors and patterns to create gorgeous 3D flowers. The button centers and pipe cleaner stems are lovely touches on this fun craft.
More Beautiful Flower Crafts for Preschoolers
These are some of our favorite preschool flower crafts from our blog friends. You’ll find beautiful crafts and educational activities to get your little ones excited about flowers.
Paper Flower Bouquet Craft from funwithmama.com: Perfect for spring or Mother’s Day, this cute craft features your child’s hand reaching a bouquet of flowers to you. Isn’t it sweet?
Paper Plate Flowers from redtedart.com: Oh, the things you can make with paper plates! Create flowers in all sorts of shapes by changing the colors and cutting patterns and only using half the plate instead of the whole thing. Even the leaves are made from pieces of the paper plates.
Paper Plate Sunflower from nontoygifts.com: You can’t help but smile when you see big, yellow sunflowers. This craft, made with a paper plate and cardstock, is easy for preschoolers to put together.
Paper Heart Straw Flowers from firefliesandmudpies.com: Make a vibrant bouquet of flowers made from paper hearts and straws. It’s really easy to make the heart shapes if you have a heart punch, but if not, cutting them by hand just offers a little more fine motor practice for the kiddos.
Tulip Suncatchers from andnextcomesl.com: Brighten up those gray days of early spring with a gorgeous pop of color on your windows. These suncatchers will have everyone smiling and anticipating the real tulip blooms coming soon.
Flower Crowns from thecrafttrain.com: Nothing is more magical to a kid than real flowers, twigs, leaves, etc. gathered in the yard. Use them to make a fun flower crown to wear for a day.
Styrofoam Ball Hyacinth Flowers from nontoygifts.com: Although you’ll need to help your preschooler cut the styrofoam balls in half, the rest can be completed independently. A quick tip: if you don’t want the kids’ hands covered in paint while painting the balls, you could put them in a baggie with paint and shake them up or insert a toothpick so that they’re not holding the styrofoam balls with their fingers.
Rainbow Spin Art Flower Craft from messylittlemonster.com: You’ll have a blast using a salad spinner to create rainbow spin art that is then turned into flowers. Each flower will look totally unique, and that’s part of the fun.
Seashell Flower Garden from artsycraftsymom.com: Pick up some shells at the craft store or use small shells you’ve collected to make a garden full of seashell flowers. It reminds me of warm weather and the beach!
Easy Flower Scissor Skills Activity from craftsonsea.co.uk: Practice making cuts with this cupcake liner flower craft. This is an easy way to teach kids how to cut flower petals.
Egg Carton Flowers from momsandcrafters.com: This is a wonderful craft to create alongside your preschooler. You can help prep the pieces and help with assembly, while your preschooler does the painting.
Dancing Mother’s Day Flower Craft from thesoccermomblog.com: Any mom would love receiving this kid-made card featuring a smiling photo. Add a magnet to the back to put it on the fridge!
Painted Paper Plate Flowers from pinkstripeysocks.com: White paper plates can be transformed into gorgeous, hyper-colorful flowers with various paints and some creative cutting and folding. Make several to create a big, beautiful wall display for spring.
Soda Bottle Flower Blossoms from darcyandbrian.com: Empty plastic bottles make great stampers if you have a little imagination. For instance, the bottom of a soda bottle is the perfect formation to create flower blossoms. You could use this idea to create a lovely wrapping paper if you want to paint the stems instead of using twigs.
Flower Preschool Crafts from Natural Beach Living
Simple Cardboard Tube Flower Craft from myjoyfilledlife.com: These cardboard tube flowers made with brightly colored construction paper will brighten up your windowsills this spring.
Paper Flowers from thejoysharing.com: Not only are these paper flowers fun to make, but they’re fun to play with, too. Preschoolers may need a little help stapling the petals, but you could always use glue instead if you prefer. You’ll just need to allow for drying time. Wouldn’t a bouquet of these be so beautiful?
Plastic Bottle Top Spring Flowers from bluebearwood.co.uk: Upcycle plastic bottle tops from water, milk jugs, etc. to use for the center of the flower and the base. These spring flowers are free-standing, so they’ll look nice on the mantle or desk.
Coffee Filter Flowers from lookwerelearning.com: You probably have the materials needed for this craft already—coffee filters, construction paper, and crayons. Don’t you love it when you can start on a craft right away without running to the store for supplies?
Coffee Filter Sunflower Craft from rainydaymum.co.uk: Speaking of coffee filters, make this pretty sunflower while you’re grabbing them for the flower craft above. This craft gives kids a chance to practice their scissor skills by cutting tiny triangles out of the coffee filter to make it look more like a sunflower.
Easy Paper Plate Flowers from nontoygifts.com: Here’s a different take on the paper plate flowers using small dessert plates. Cutting the plate into sections gives it a totally different look.
Spring Playdough Flowers from funwithmama.com: Promote fine motor skills and creativity with a super fun flower-themed playdough activity. Kids will come up with all sorts of beautiful combinations of beads and flowers.
Bobble Flower Bouquet from redtedart.com: These pretty flowers wobble on their pipe cleaner stems when you move the cup. Kids will have such fun moving it around to see them wiggle!
Burlap Button Flower Garden from artsycraftsymom.com: This flower art made with buttons and burlap would look great in a child’s nursery.
Toilet Roll Flowers from pinkstripeysocks.com: Save those toilet rolls! They’re great for making super simple crafts like these toilet roll flowers painted in rainbow colors.
Mosaic Flower Craft from craftsonsea.co.uk: Use paper scraps you’ve saved from other crafts, or have your preschooler cut paper in various colors into pieces. Cover your flower in the pieces for a neat mosaic effect that looks oh-so-pretty.
Flower Nature Art from kcedventures.com: Use real flowers and flower petals in your spring art projects. Use this as an excuse to get outside and explore all spring has to offer.
Cupcake Liner Flowers from thatkidscraftsite.com: With this craft, you’ll be layering cupcake liners to create gorgeous flowers rather than using only one or two cupcake liners. It creates a totally different look, don’t you think?
Bubble Painted Flowers from myjoyfilledlife.com: Colored bubbles create such pretty patterns on paper. When you cut the bubble art into flowers, they look like hydrangeas. Lovely!
Color Mixing Flower from steamsational.com: Learn how colors mix with this fun and simple STEM activity for preschoolers. Kids will want to play with the flower again and again.
Which of these cute preschool flower crafts are you going to make with your kids?
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