Word Crafts for Kids


Basket of Paper Flowers Craft
Write an encouraging word or quote on the back of each flower.
Write an encouraging word or quote on the back of each flower.
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This project is perfect for a child that enjoys easy crafts. Try this basket of paper flowers craft and give a flower of encouragement that will bloom all year long.

Everyone could use an encouraging word from time to time. This basket of paper flowers will make it easy to pick a positive message when you need it most.

What You'll Need:

  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Colored markers
  • Scissors
  • Paper plate
  • Tape

Step 1: Draw and cut out colorful paper blossoms about three inches wide. Write an inspirational quote or saying on the back of each flower. Ask your school librarian to suggest a book of good quotes to help you get started.

Step 2: But be sure to write some of your own quotes -- you can come up with lots of good ideas. Fold a paper plate in half, and tape the sides together, leaving four or five inches at the top untaped.

Step 3: Decorate the folded plate to resemble a basket or flower pot. Slip your flowers into the paper basket, and draw from them whenever you need a lift.

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