Kids Handy Bouquet
Nov 11, 2014 07:14PM
What you’ll need:
- Five pieces of construction paper
- Green chenille stems—1 for each flower
- 8–10 inches green ribbon
What you do:
- Spread your fingers and trace your child’s hand on the colored paper with the pencil. Do this on each color so you have several flowers.
- Cut the handprint around the pencil lines. At the bottom of the handprint, roll the paper from the thumb to the side where the pinkie is. Put aside.
- Bend the chenille stems over about 1 inch from the top. Place the bent end inside the curved handprint. Line up the bent piece of stem at the bottom of the handprint.
- Roll the hand at the bottom to create a cone where the stem is. Staple the bottom of the cone across the chenille stem. Do this for all of your hand print flowers.
- Use the pencil to roll all of the fingers of the handprints outward from the center of the flower. This will create a blossoming flower.
- When you’ve finished all of the flowers, put them into a bouquet. Use the green ribbon to tie all the stems together underneath the blossoms. These are the leaves. Put them into an empty glass or on a tray for Mom’s breakfast in bed.