Corrugated Cardboard Flowers Preschool Painting Activity

You'll be delighted to welcome Spring with the colorful flowers kids make in this fun painting activity. And you'll be even more delighted with the easy setup using recycled cardboard and straws.

Spring flowers craft using corrugated cardboard -  Preschool Toolkit

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Spring flowers craft using corrugated cardboard -  Preschool Toolkit

Supplies for cardboard flowers:
  • corrugated cardboard
  • construction paper
  • straws
  • paint
  • glitter
  • glue

Spring flowers craft using corrugated cardboard -  Preschool Toolkit

Instructions for cardboard flowers:

1. Cut 3" (8cm) circles from corrugated cardboard. This type of cardboard gives the flowers texture and depth.

2. Paint with pretty colors. Allow to dry.

3. Make two holes in the middle of the circle. Cut slits around the circle to make 8 petals.

 

Spring flowers craft using corrugated cardboard -  Preschool Toolkit


3. Insert a straw through the center holes for a stem.

4. Spread glue over the portion of the straw which shows in the center of the flower.

5. Sprinkle glitter over the glue for pollen.

6. Cut out leaves and glue to the straw.

 Spring flowers craft using corrugated cardboard -  Preschool Toolkit


Spread signs of Spring around your home by filling vases with these pretty cardboard kid-made flowers. All that is missing is the scent!

 

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