27 Bright & Colourful Flower Crafts for Kids

It's time to get crafty! Spring and summer are the perfect seasons for making Flower Crafts. Not only are they bright and colourful, but many of these flower crafts make wonderful kid-made gifts for Mom, Grandma, friends, and anyone who could do with a bit of cheering up.

flower crafts for kids




We've chosen 27+ of our favourite flower crafts for kids from our own blog, as well as some other creative bloggers around the web.

The good news is that you can make flowers from just about anything. Paper plates, paper towels, coloured paper, coffee filters, pom-poms, and cupcake liners are just a few of the materials you'll find in the fun flower crafts listed below. Grab your materials, and let's get started on some beautiful blooms!

fun flower crafts for kids

Flower Crafts from Messy Little Monster

Whether you are looking for flower crafts for toddlers and preschoolers or flower crafts for older kids, we have you covered. We have loads of beautiful flower crafts for kids of all ages and for all interests, here are just a few of our favourites.

27 ways to make flower crafts for kids

Mix and Match Flower Craft

This Mix and Match Flower Craft is such a fun activity for little ones. The printable templates allow kids to change out the flower heads, stems, and vases to personalise the perfect flower for Mom.

mix and match flower craft

Rainbow Spin Art Flowers

Get your salad spinner out for these fun Rainbow Spin Art Flowers! With this process art technique, every flower looks unique. Kids love watching the paint colours spin around and the resulting "splattered" look on the paper.

rainbow spin art flowers craft

Coffee Filter Flowers

Dyeing Coffee Filter Flowers is a wonderful activity to do together as a family. Make a bouquet of them for Mom or to decorate the table. And you don't have to stick to one colour... you can use two or three different markers on one coffee filter to get a rainbow effect.

coffee filter flowers craft

Flower Pot Craft

Our Mother's Day Flower Pot Craft is such an easy gift idea that toddlers and preschoolers can help make for Mom. Making the flowers is as easy as sticking the flower gems on painted craft sticks. Super simple!

Mothers day flower pot craft

Daffodil Craft

You'll love your kiddo's face smiling at you from this adorable Daffodil Spring Flower Craft. Change out the flower colour to make all sorts of different flowers.

daffodil spring flower craft

Cupcake Liner Flower Craft

Create a beautiful, frilly flower with our fun Cupcake Liner Flower Craft. It's especially pretty if you can coordinate patterns of the same colour, such as stripes or polka dots, but solid colour cupcake liners will look beautiful, too.

cupcake liner flower craft

Tropical Paper Flower Craft

This Tropical Paper Flower Craft involves layering lots of paper leaves and flowers to create a stunning collage that'll make you think you're on a tropical vacation.

tropical paper flower craft

Paper Flower Wreath

Make a stunning Paper Flower Wreath to hang in your home for spring or to give to Mom for Mother's Day. Learning how to make paper flowers will come in handy for decorating gifts, wreaths, picture frames, or even making party decorations.

paper flower craft

Felt Roses

Make a bouquet of Felt Roses for Valentine's Day or any special day. Unlike real flowers, these flowers will stay beautiful for years to come.

felt roses flower craft

Flower Suncatchers

Go on a nature walk to collect some flowers and leaves to make one of these lovely Flower Suncatchers. It's a terrific way to spend some time together outdoors, and you can use the things you collected for a quiet time activity when you come back indoors.

flower suncatcher craft


Blooming Paper Flowers

Kids of all ages will love this Blooming Paper Flower Craft and science experiment in one! Blooming paper flowers are easy to make using our printable flower template and they actually bloom in water!

blooming paper flower craft


Fingerprint Flower Pot Craft

Make beautiful flower pots using your fingerprints! This fingerprint flower pot craft is perfect to make with toddlers and preschoolers to create a keepsake to treasure.

fingerprint flower pot craft


More Fabulous Flower Crafts for Kids

If that isn't enough fun and colourful flower crafts for you, here are loads more!

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Pom Pom Flower Craft

How cute and fluffy is this Pom Pom Flower Craft from The Best Ideas for Kids? Put your child's smiling face in the centre of a flower surrounded by colourful and soft pom-poms. This craft provides lots of fine motor practice when grasping and placing the pom-poms.

pom pom photo flower craft

Bubble Wrap Flowers

You'll love the textured effect of the paint in this Bubble Wrap Flower Craft by About a Mom. Bubble wrap is so fun to paint and stamp with. If you're not saving it for crafting, you should definitely start!

bubble wrap flower craft

Flower Windsocks

Hang these gorgeous Flower Windsocks from I Heart Crafty Things from the ceiling and watch them blow in the breeze when you open the windows in your home. They'd make terrific party decorations for a spring party or for celebrating Mother's Day.

flower windsocks craft

Dancing Mother's Day Flower Craft

Here's a kid-made gift that Mom will treasure for years to come. This Dancing Mother's Day Flower Craft by The Soccer Mom Blog is super cute. The flowers feature your child's smiling face in the centre. Make the flower dance by moving the craft stick. Fun!

mothers day flower craft

Parts of a Flower Craft

Flower crafts aren't merely decorative. This Parts of a Flower Craft by A Dab of Glue Will Do teaches kids about the parts of the flower, including the seeds, stem, roots, and leaves. This simplistic diagram is an excellent introduction to how plants reproduce and get the nutrients they need.

parts of a flower craft

Mayflower Craft

The Mayflower wasn't just a ship that carried Pilgrims to North America. They're beautiful star-shaped flowers, like you see here in this Mayflowers Craft from Mom Spotted. The yellow gemstone centres add a sparkly touch!

may flower craft

Paper Bowl Flowers

These bright and colourful Paper Bowl Flowers from I Heart Crafty Things are sure to add a bit of cheer to any room. It's a great project for practicing scissor skills to create the flower petals.

paper bowl flower craft

Happy Flowers

These Happy Flowers from The Craft Train are sure to put a smile on your face. While the craft calls for wooden spoons and felt, if you just can't get to the craft store right now, plastic spoons and construction paper will look lovely, too.

happy flower craft

Felt Flower Magnets

Add a few pops of colour to your refrigerator with these lovely Felt Flower Magnets from Kids Activities Blog. This project is a terrific way to use felt scraps and old buttons that you've kept in your collection of craft materials.

felt flower magnet craft

Yarn Flower Craft

Use your yarn scraps to make this lovely Yarn Flower Craft by Easy Peasy and Fun. Turn it into a card or just a piece of art for the wall.

yarn flower craft for kids

Paper Plate Flowers

Paper plate halves make adorable flowers! This Paper Plate Flower Craft from Red Ted Art is super simple for preschoolers and older children to paint and assemble.

paper plate flower craft for kids

Paper Lavender Flowers

Use crepe paper to make frilly, beautiful Paper Lavender Flowers. This craft by Kids' Craft Room gives kids lots of scissor practice, which is what gives the flowers their frilly or fringed look.

paper lavender flower craft

Kindness Flower Craft for Kids

Natural Beach Living's Kindness Flower Craft teaches kids about all the different ways someone can be kind. You could change this up and add a petal every time you notice your kids doing something kind to encourage helpful behaviours.

kindness flower craft for kids

Feather Flower Craft

You don't have to stick to paper to make your flowers. This Feather Flower Craft from Fantastic Fun and Learning is a fun way to incorporate different craft materials into your flower-making. Make a whole garden of feather flowers in different colours!

feather flower craft

Celery Stamped Flowers

Grab a bunch of celery from the fridge, along with some paints, to make some Celery Stamped Flowers with the kids. This flower craft is an excellent choice for toddlers and preschoolers because it's as simple as stamping the celery bunch and adding pipe cleaner stems.

celery stamped flower craft

Fake Flower Craft

If you have some fake flowers on hand, consider dissecting a few to make this fun Fake Flower Craft by Homemade Ginger. Some fake flowers, pipe cleaners, paint, and canvas are all you need to create a stunning piece of art for your wall. It'll look great in any room in the house!

fake flower craft

Paper Towel Flowers

If you're looking for a craft that your younger children and older kids can work on together, try this Paper Towel Flower Craft from Childhood 101. Your toddlers, preschoolers, and younger children can do the process art part, which involves colouring the paper towels with droppers full of colour. When those are dry, the older kids can help them turn their art into flowers.

paper towel flower craft


Pin this list of flower crafts so you'll have an activity ready for the kids all spring long!

27 fun and easy flower crafts for kids

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