Flower Petal Suncatcher

Spring or Summer is the perfect time to get outside and make a flower petal suncatcher. Toddlers and preschoolers will love collecting nature and using it to make their own patterns or pictures. The paper plate in this craft makes a simple and effective frame for the artwork. 

Flower Petal Suncatcher


Take a look at our collection of easy outdoor art ideas for kids. There are some really fun activities for you to try now the weather is getting warmer. 


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How to make a Flower Petal Suncatcher


Outside crafts for kids. Flower Petal Paper Plate Suncatcher.  Simple enough for toddlers/ preschoolers/ eyfs.

  • Cut the centre out of a paper plate
  • Cut out a circle of sticky back plastic (contact paper) that is slightly bigger than the hole in the paper plate
  • Stick the sticky back plastic (contact paper) to the bottom of the plate (sticky side up)
  • Add petals (or leaves/ grass etc)
  • Cut out a second circle of sticky back plastic (contact paper) and stick it on top of your design. 
  • To hang the sun catcher up use a hole punch to make a hole at the top of the plate and add a loop using strip or a pipe cleaner. 

Outside crafts for kids. Flower Petal Paper Plate Suncatcher.  Simple enough for toddlers/ preschoolers/ eyfs.

These suncatchers are so easy to make and they look beautiful hanging in the window. If you enjoyed this you might like to try some of our easy outdoor art activities or take a look at some more nature art


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