This tissue paper flowers activity helps to strengthen your child’s fine motor skills while creating a fun flower craft!
Tissue Paper Flowers
I have had this adorable butterfly hanging around my house for a couple of years now. The bright colors just pop and I love how it makes me think of spring all year round.
My daughter loved making it, which made me wonder… why didn’t we ever do more! So we decided to whip up some fun tissue paper flowers this spring.
I love how this craft combines simple supplies with fine motor skill building. Your little one will never know that they are building important lifelong skills while creating a beautiful flower.
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Supplies for fine motor flowers:
- Toilet Paper Tubes.
- Hot Glue Gun & Glue.
- Parchment Paper.
- Tissue Paper.
- White Glue.
- Yarn or String.
How to create toilet paper roll flowers
Check out these step by step instructions for creating these fun tissue paper flowers. Then see it all in action in the video below.
Depending on how old your child is, there may be a small amount of prep.
First, you need to make your flowers. Start by cutting your tube into circles.
I cut one tube into sixths. Then using the second tube I cut off one more ring for the center. You will need 7 circles total.
Using your hot glue, attach the circles together to create a flower.
You can let your little one do this with white glue, but you will have to wait for it to dry completely to move on.
You will also need to attach your yarn or string with glue too.
Next, cut your tissue paper into small squares. 2 inches and under will work best.
Then start to crumple the paper into balls and place them into the flower!
Keep adding until each petal and the center is full.
Now take and drizzle white glue all over the back. Go in circles in each petal, back and forth from the center out, and even swirl it around all the edges. Set aside to dry.
When the glue turns clear that means your tissue paper flowers are dry and ready to hang!
They look pretty in the windows or hanging over your desk. The perfect way to bring a touch of spring to your home.
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