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Mums NI Craft Hub - March 2020

Mums NI Craft Hub - March 2020

Mums NI Craft Hub - March 2020
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Written by Mums NI on Monday, 09 March 2020 Posted in: Mums NI Craft Hub

This months Craft Hub will see little ones take delight in making these pretty paper flowers in time for Mother's Day - perfect for adding to the top of presents or even added to a home made card.

Each child taking part in this craft will need:

Coloured paper
Gems/sequins/diamontes (optional)

You will also need a stapler and some sellotape.

This is a great project for children of all ages and will help with pinching skills and accuracy. 

Enjoy!

Mums NI Craft Hub - March 2020
Mums NI Craft Hub - March 2020

Step 1


For each child participating in this activity you will need:

coloured paper
gems/sequins/diamontes (optional)
stapler
sellotape

Mums NI Craft Hub - March 2020

Step 2


Fold your piece of coloured paper as if you are making a paper fan. Try to make each fold the same size.

Mums NI Craft Hub - March 2020

Step 3


Fold your paper over to create a crease in the middle of the paper.

Mums NI Craft Hub - March 2020

Step 4


Staple the crease that you made in the previous step.

Mums NI Craft Hub - March 2020

Step 5


Cut both edges of your paper to create rounded edges - adult supervision is required for younger children.

Mums NI Craft Hub - March 2020

Step 6


Open one side of fanned paper and sellotape the edges together. It's starting to resemble a flower now.

Mums NI Craft Hub - March 2020

Step 7


Repeat Step 6 on the other side. 

 

Mums NI Craft Hub - March 2020

Step 8


Taa-daaah now you have some lovely paper flowers.

Mums NI Craft Hub - March 2020

Step 9


You can add embellishments to your flowers if you wish.  Here, we have just added a coordinating coloured jewel to each flower.  You could add sequins, diamontes, glitter. Have fun!

Have your little ones made this craft? We would be delighted to see the outcome.  Send us a pic to our Facebook Page

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