These fun construction paper tulips are the perfect craft for some spring creativity. Even with these basic supplies, you can create a paper craft that pops from the page.
Construction Paper Tulips
Tulips have to be my favorite spring flower.
What I love about creating with paper, is that with a little tweak, you can create a fun 3D project, and let’s face it, kids feel super proud when their projects can pop from the page.
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Tips for making this construction paper craft:
- If you are crafting with a large group of kids, you may want to cut out as many pieces beforehand as possible.
- Let your kids pick what color of tulips they want to make. It’s part of the fun!
- Prompt your child to count to ten when gluing, so that it has enough time to really stick.
How to make a tulip out of paper
Below is our step by step tutorial for creating this easy craft project. Feel free to print it for easy reference.
- Construction Paper - Blue, Green, and Flower Color of Choice
- Glue Stick
- Start by folding your flower color so that you have 4 layers. Draw on a teardrop shape.
- Cut out the teardrops and start to layer them. Place the first row to create a wide V and glue.
- Take a third petal and place right in the center. Glue down.
- Flip the flower over and place the fourth petal slightly to the side so that the tip shows.
- With your green sheet of paper, cut two strips the short length of the paper for stems. Then fold the paper in half so it is long and skinny. Cut out two leaves.
- Next, use a zig-zag cut down the rest of the green sheet.
- Cut the seem on your grass. You will have 4 pieces of grass when done.
- Start layering two pieces of your grass on the bottom of the blue sheet. Alternate where the points go.
- Add on your flower stems.
- Then place another layer of grass. You can roll the layers forward a bit so it pops off the page.
- Flip over the blue paper and trim off any grass that hangs over the edge.
- Now add on your flowers!
- And last your leaves.
- You can fluff your flower petals too to help them pop off the page!
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When to make tulip art
Sometimes you see a craft and think, oh that’s cute! But then you don’t know when you will make it. Here are some ideas for this fun art project!
- Create this tulip art during a class party or before a picnic.
- When you’re practicing scissor skills. Learning to cut can be tricky, but projects like these help kids master the skill.
- Create cards with this craft and send them to loved ones.
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