Craft: Photo Flower Bouquet

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Help the kids create a Mother's Day craft for Mom! Making this creative photo flower bouquet together is a great way to bond, build anticipation and encourage the spirit of giving with your children. They will feel proud presenting Mom with a handmade present they created!

What You Will Need

  • Photos
  • Paper For Flowers (options below)
    • Construction paper
    • Patterned paper
    • Scrapbook paper
    • Custom decorated paper (by your children, of course)
  • Flower Stems (options below)
    • Pipe Cleaners
    • Popsicle Sticks
    • Straws
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Glitter and markers (optional)

How To Make It

  1. Cut the faces out of the photos you want to use for the center of each flower.
  2. Using a pencil, draw the shape of a flower on the paper.
    • Tip: Use a flower-shaped cookie cutter to trace.
    • Tip: Use a piece of cardboard as a template to trace for each flower.
  3. Cut the flower out along the pencil outline.
  4. Glue the photo center onto the flower.
  5. Place the flower cutout on a different patterned paper and using the pencil, trace a slightly larger outline.
  6. Cut the larger flower shape along the pencil outline.
  7. Glue the two cutouts together.
    • Tip: This should now resemble a flower with a patterned edge around it (as shown in photo above).
  8. Finally tape the stem to the back of the flower.
  9. Decorate with glitter and a special message for Mom.
  10. Arrange photo flower bouquet in a decorative vase.

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