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Make a 3-D Flower Craft

No water needed for these 3-D flowers, but you will need some straws.

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This fun, unique, spring-y craft is perfect for help creative kids hone their cutting skills, group like colors, and practice pattern recognition. Make one or a whole bouquet — these flowers are a cut above the rest!

Supplies You'll Need:

  • A pencil

  • A pair of scissors

  • A ruler

  • Straws of different colors

  • Glue dots

  • A sheet of paper

  • Markers, crayons, or colored pencils

3D Flowers Supplies

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Step-by-Step Instructions:

1. Draw a 1½-inch circle on a piece of paper.

3D Flower - Step 1

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2. Cut your straws into 1-inch pieces at a 45° angle. You’ll need 20 pieces.

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3. Cut 20-30 more 1-inch straw pieces at a 45° angle, but vary the lengths from half an inch to an inch.

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4. Add a glue dot to the angled ends of each 1-inch straw piece. Attach your straw pieces to your paper along the perimeter of your circle.

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Attach your straw pieces to your paper along the perimeter of your circle.

3D Flower Step 5a

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5. Make a stem using more straw pieces.

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6. Draw leaves, grass, and other details around your 3D flower.

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7. Enjoy! Your creation is ready to be displayed on the fridge!

3D Flower Finished

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