Paper plate flower bouquet – The Craft Balloon

A lovely flower bouquet created from a paper plate and tissue paper circles.

So these days I have for you a lovely bouquet of bouquets.

The superior news about this particular bunch of bouquets? It doesn’t come from a florist so will not price you a tiny fortune.

Which is proper, this shiny and lovely flower bouquet is produced from a paper plate, card stock and a lot and lots of tissue paper.

It is perfect for kids to make for a exclusive situation, be it Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day or a spring or summer birthday. They can even insert a unique message to the front of the bouquet for a individual contact.

There are loads of unique areas to this craft and tons of skills to be practised far too. I hope your kid (or college students) enjoys building it.

What you will have to have

  • around 30 tissue paper circles
  • 1 x green card inventory or paper
  • environmentally friendly paint and paintbrush

How to make a paper plate flower bouquet, stage by step

Step 1

Begin by portray your paper plate environmentally friendly.

We applied acrylic paint as we obtain that it covers genuinely effectively and you typically only have to have 1 coat. (Of program, make confident paint is boy or girl-welcoming and non toxic!).

After your paint is dry, make some compact holes in the plate applying a pencil. Relying on the age of your boy or girl you might want to do this component for your kid. For youthful youngsters, have the holes pre-built just before painting.

paper plate painted green with holes made

The bottom of the plate will be included by the paper wrapping, so focus most of your holes on the major 50 percent of the plate (you can always incorporate additional holes later on if you have to have).

Step 2

Future it is time to make the tissue paper bouquets for the bouquet.

We employed a pack of tissue paper circles, but if you really do not have these you can slash out circles from sheets of tissue paper, completely ready for your kid/college students to use.

Choose two tissue paper circles to make your first flower.

The two circles can be the identical color or two diverse colours for a wonderful two-tone influence.

Two tissue paper circles - one light pink and one dark peach

Put the circles on top of each other. Then fold the circles in 50 %, then in 50 % once again, and then in half again (so folding in fifty percent three instances) until finally they search like this:

tissue paper circles folded in half three times

Poke the pointed conclusion of the folded tissue paper circles by way of 1 of the holes in the paper plate.

folded tissue paper circles poked through hole in paper plate

Change the plate over and fold the stage in excess of at the back. (You can place a bit of tape at the again to continue to keep it in location if you like).

pointed end of folded tissue paper circles poked through paper plate

Following, separate the levels of tissue paper and prepare them to make the flower glance comprehensive and flowery!

tissue paper flower in paper plate

Step 3

Repeat with lots additional flowers until your paper plate appears to be a little bit more like a bouquet.

green painted paper plate with 17 flowers attached

Move 4

Soon after all the flowers have been included there will nonetheless be some gaps where by you can see the eco-friendly plate.

To fill these gaps and insert a little bit a lot more fascination, let us incorporate some leaves.

Slash close to 10 leaves from eco-friendly card inventory.

five leaves cut out of green card stock.

Following, increase a little bit of depth to the leaves with a black marker.

five leaves from green card stock with black out line and details drawn on

Use glue dots (a tremendous beneficial craft provide) to connect the leaves to the paper plate.

Place a glue dot on one close of the leaf and then push firmly on to the paper plate.

Step 5

Up coming choose the piece of design paper. Make two folds to make the paper wrapping for the base of the bouquet.

sheet of brown sugar paper with one fold made

Use a glue stick to glue down the edge on the right hand side.

(Never glue the leading of the paper wrapping as this desires to be open so that you can place the paper plate inside of.)

Piece of brown sugar paper with two folds made

Step 6

Future slide the paper plate into the open up best of the folded construction paper.

folded sugar paper with paper plate flowers attached

Flip the bouquet in excess of and place tape alongside the back in which the development paper satisfies the paper plate.

Stage 7

And lastly, if your youngster would like, they can include a paper label to the flower bouquet. This can be the identify of the individual who will get the flower bouquet craft, or it could be a much more common greeting such as ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ or ‘Happy Valentine’s Day’.

Paper plate flower bouquet with 'for mom' label attached

And with that, your paper plate flower bouquet is finished.

Paper plate flower bouquet

If your baby appreciated this paper plate flower bouquet, we have loads of other paper plate crafts to try out. Why not attempt our paper plate curled-up cat, our paper plate coconut tree, our paper plate moose or our paper plate lion? For little types, why not start off with our tremendous simple paper plate ladybug.

Want to pin this flower bouquet to make with your youngsters at a later day? Why not pin it?