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Yarn Wrapped Spring Flowers Craft


I loved our yarn wrapped rainbows so much that I am sharing another activity involving yarn today for Fine Motor Friday: Yarn Wrapped Tulips.

I love that this series allows me to share my crafty ideas that are not necessarily homeschool related; partaking in this series has been so fun for my kiddos and we hope you have been inspired by all the fine motor activities from us and fellow co-hosts!

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Anyways, it seems like our yarn wrapped rainbow was a big hit with many of you, too.

The other day we pulled out our stash of yarn and used it to wrap cardboard shaped tulips; a wonderful craft for Spring.... AND would make a lovely, lasting bouquet for a loved one {Ahem! Mother's Day is coming up!}

Spring Flower Craft for Kids


Set up was simple; I free handed some tulips on a piece of cardboard and had the kiddos wrap them up with yarn.

I cut slits along the edges of the tulips to make it easier to wrap the yarn.

Wrap away to your hearts content!

The tulips seemed to be a bit trickier than the rainbows, so be ready to help out, if needed.

easy spring flower craft for kids

We started wrapping them over the brown cardboard, but once we had made several, I realized I didn't like the brown showing.  

So, after they were wrapped, I quickly colored in the brown spots.  

However, that is personal preference-- not something you have to do.

easy spring flower craft for kids

To make the stem, Big Brother and I colored some craft sticks green and slid them onto the back of the tulip.

Add them to a jar and you have a beautiful handmade bouquet that sneaks in plenty of fine motor practice!

yarn wrapped spring flower craft

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This post is part of an ongoing series, Fine Motor Fridays.  Take some time to see what the other creative co-hosts are sharing today!

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