These sweet little pipe cleaner flowers are Just adorable! Once you’re used to the process they’re super easy to make and are such a cute little project for older children to make and gift or keep and display!
Here’s what we used
How to make these cute pipe cleaner flowers
Start by taking two of the same colored pipe cleaner and twisting them together to make one large stem.
Fold a small loop near the center of the pipe cleaner and then twist it secure at the point where the two pipe cleaners were joined.
Create a second loop next to the first and twist it at the same center point to secure it.
Repeat this step to create a total of 5 or 6 loops and then twist the loose end around the center of the flower to secure it.
Take the pipe cleaner that you will be using for the center of the flower and wrap it around the center of the flower going in and out of each petal as you do. Secure it in place by tucking the end in under the center piece you just wrapped.
Next take the green pipe cleaner and push it up under the back of the center pipe cleaner. Bend the top of it down over the centre to secure. Finally add a leaf by folding a small piece of pipe cleaner into a loop and then twisting in onto the stem. The flower is finished and ready to gift or display; Why not repeat this process until you have a whole bunch of flowers!
We have been so busy with crafting over the last couple of days. With my son only being 4 we don’t have a home schooling pack to keep him entertained during this time of schools being closed. We’ve been busy coming up with fun ways to help him learn letters and numbers and also providing him with plenty of fun things to make and craft to break up the day a bit for him. We made this cute little Easter chick corner bookmark to go with our farmyard stories book that we are reading and doesn’t he look adorable!
You will need.
Yellow, orange and white paper
A black marker
To start you will need to make your bookmark. If you haven’t folded one before you can see my guide on how to do it here.
Next you will need to cut out two elongated wing shapes and two little feet as shown above. Glue them down in place on your bookmark.
To make your chick’s face you will need to give him two eyes. We used eye stickers but if you don’t have them you can just cut out two white circles for the eyes and then use your marker to draw on the details. The easiest way to make the beak is to fold a scrap piece of orange paper in half and then cut a triangle from it – using the fold as the triangle base. This should give you a perfect folded diamond shape.
Glue your eyes and beak onto the upper triangle of your bookmark and your super cute little chick is finished! How adorable is he!