This flower bouquet project is part of our new series of easy crafts for kids, and takes about 5 minutes to set up and encourages children to make aesthetic choices. We also love this flower bouquet because it’s…
- Supports fine-motor skills
- Turns into a one-of-a-kind bouquet for gifting
This project was actually born out of my daughter’s own cure for boredom, and it’s since become one of our favorite easy crafts for kids. A stack of pipe cleaners (or chenille stems — which word do you prefer?) sat out on our art table for a week, They were turned into all sorts of projects, and then one day she decided to stick buttons and jingle bells on the ends of them. After making a small handful, it became apparent that she has created a bouquet.
It’s easy enough to make, and occupied my pre-schooler for a long while. I hope you’ll enjoy it too!
Flower Bouquet Supplies: Easy Crafts for Kids
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- Pipe Cleaners/Chenille Stems
- Assorted Buttons
- Small Jingle Bells
- Any other small trinket with a hole through it
- Jar or flower vase
How to this up
- Set up a small stack of pipe cleaners, a bowl of buttons, and a bowl of jingle bells
- Offer your child the materials and invite him or her to push the buttons and bells onto the end of the pipe cleaners
- Add a few baubles to each pipe cleaner and then place a bouquet of them in a jar.
More pipe cleaner projects
- Twist pipe cleaners through paper
- Colander sculpture for toddlers
- Make dollhouse dolls with pipe cleaners
- Beaded snowflakes from pipe cleaners
- Adorable button and pipe cleaner trees
- Is it magnetic? An experiment in magnetism
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