Mini Flower Garden Craft with Recycled Materials

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Ah, the sun is shining, Spring if finally coming and we can make some time for some adorableFlower Crafts for Kids as we welcome back Start Creative Studio for another goregous guest post!

This Mini Flower Graden Craft uses recycled materials (in part) and would also make a gorgeous Mother’s Day Craft, don’t you think? So sweet!

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Mini Flower Garden

Are you starting to see all the glorious signs of Spring? We love seeing all of the colorful flowers popping up in nature and in gardens. This mini flower garden is a sweet Spring craft to celebrate the season!

To make these recycled mini flower gardens you will need:

  • Paper Cup
  • Cardstock and/or Recycled Colored Cardboard
  • Pipe Cleaners
  • Pom Poms
  • Paper Grass
  • Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Paper Fasteners (also known as Split Pins or Brads)
  • Scissors
  • Glue

How to make a cardboard flower garden craft

Create it!

Making the Flower Graden Base

Step 1: Paint the paper cup and allow it to dry.

Step 2: Cut grass from cardstock or colored cardboard.

Step 3: Glue the cardstock or cardboard grass around the outside of the paper cup.

Making the pipecleaner flowers

Making Pipecleaner Flowers

Step 4: Cut flower shapes from cardstock or colored cardboard.

Step 5: Insert a pipe cleaner into the center of each flower, folding the top point over.

Step 6: Glue a pom pom to the center of each flower.

Bringing all the mini flower garden parts together

Step 7: Push paper fasteners through the top of the upside down cup.

Step 8: Wrap the bottom of each flower stem around the paper fastener.

Step 9: Glue paper grass around the top of the upside down cup.

A fun way to create some lovely Spring vibes indoors – even without a green thumb!

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