DIY Mother’s Day Flowers Craft

Most moms would love to receive fresh flowers for Mother’s Day, but this is a great alternative. Plus, these flowers will last so much longer! My children made these Mother’s Day Craft Flowers for my Mother-in-Law. We’ll be giving them to her later today. πŸ™‚

Mother’s Day Craft Flowers

Supplies Needed:

  • Toilet Paper Rolls (we used 10)
  • Craft Paints
  • Craft Paint Brushes
  • Scissors
  • Container to act as a vase (we used an empty Lysol wipes container)
  • Construction Paper or Colored Paper
  • Glue Stick
  • Bamboo Skewers

How to make the Craft Flowers:

  • Paint the outside of the toilet paper rolls with craft paints, let dry
  • Cut the edges on both sides of the toilet paper rolls so that you can peel back “petals”. I left about1-2 inches in the middle for the skewers. Open the petals.
  • Paint one side the “petals”, let dry
  • Paint the other side of “petals” let dry
  • Paint enough bamboo skewers green to use as “stems” for your flowers
  • Cut or use a paper shredder to make “grass” with green construction paper or colored paper (we used 2 sheets)
  • Decorate another sheet of long construction paper and cut to size
  • Use a glue stick on the back of your decorated sheet and attach to your “vase”
  • Once bamboo sticks are dry skewer them into the center of your flowers
  • Add the grass and flowers to your vase and give to Mom or Grandma!

This was such a fun project to have the kids complete. They really enjoyed the painting and they got to do some of the cutting (with safety scissors, of course). The best was the look on my husband’s face when it was finally complete. Priceless πŸ™‚ Happy Mother’s Day.

Topic: Mother’s Day Craft Flowers

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  1. I love these and making them wasn’t that hard. Thanks for the craft idea.

    1. I’m sure your daughter could do this, Katrina. My kids are 3 & 4 and they had no problems. πŸ™‚

    1. Absolutely! My kids aren’t in school yet and I didn’t even think of that, Michelle. πŸ˜‰

    1. It’s a great craft for all those extra tubes and my MIL loved it! πŸ˜€

  2. The kids love to paint and making flowers they would enjoy giving these to my mom too.

  3. i think this would be a real fun project for dads to do with their kids! while we go shopping lol very cute and fun!

  4. This is a great craft idea, definitely a project that kids would love. Thank you for sharing this craft.

  5. Cute idea! I would love to receive these knowing the “hard work” that went into creating them πŸ˜‰

  6. I love the idea of using the tp cylinders, I just have to get to them before my cat who uses them as free toys

  7. I like that the flowers can be as detailed or simple as the artist wants them to be. This leaves a lot of room for kids’ age groups to get involved.

  8. These are great! Not just limited to mothers day! We can make these in festive colors year round!

  9. Oh, the sweet memories this brings back from at least 25 years ago, or more, of when my 2 kids were younger and I was given the most beautiful paper flowers that were ever made!! β™₯

  10. My Family Would Love Making These Flowers, Such A Fun Idea, Great DΓ©cor!

  11. My kids have made these for me and I still have them in my china cabinet! Nothing better than a homemade gift

  12. Love this. My students are repurposing, and I might have them add some flowers. These are cool!

  13. How fun for kids to make flowers for Mom…… I know as a Mom I loved the handmade gifts the most !!!!!!!!!!