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DIY Corner – Easy Paper Flowers

Team StoryWeavers|October 4, 2021| 20

Wondering what’s next on our list that will cheer your little one and improve their handiwork? We have the perfect solution for you! Paper Flowers! This simple DIY activity will help you acquaint your child with a new type of flower – Peony – and give them room to get creative with paper.

During the course of this fun activity, you can tell them about different flowers, how they bloom and much more. Also, the use of paper will be another chance to teach them about recycling and creating beautiful things out of material that is otherwise considered waste.

Here’s how you can get started:

Things You Need

4 -5 plain or coloured tissue paper or square pieces of crepe paper

Stapler or a piece of string

Scissors

Paints (optional)

Toothbrush (optional)

Method

  • Take one tissue paper or square crepe paper
  • Spread it open on a flat surface
  • Fold it in half, followed by folding it alternately like you would make a paper fan or accordion. 
  • Staple in the centre or tie a string that will help hold the shape.
  • Smooth it out and slightly trim the two ends to make rounded edges.
  • Start separating the petals by gently pulling them alternating in and out. (Refer to the image below)
  • Once you have all the petals separated, you have a beautiful Peony to play or decorate your space with.
  • You can mix and match different colour papers and create more flowers to give as gifts or simply brighten up your room! 

Pro tip – Combine two different tones of the same colour for a dramatic effect. For example mix purple and lavender or light blue and dark blue etc. You can also use plain white tissues and use the toothbrush to spray it with paints of your choice.

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Sanvi Upadhyay

October 12, 2021

Awesome diy ……


Gursirat kaur

October 12, 2021

Its good so helpful for my baby


Abdhija Pattanayak

October 12, 2021

Very good


Aditya

October 13, 2021

Liked it!!


Mhmeer

October 13, 2021

Good


Renuka Malipatel

October 13, 2021

Very nice


Ayna yadav

October 13, 2021

Mam it’s amazing


Naga Jyothi

October 14, 2021

It was tooo gud….children are enjoying with all these kinds of activities


Shristi

October 14, 2021

This activity is good for kids


Divyangi Tumreti

October 14, 2021

It’s a very creative activity that’s improve pupils imagination


Subhashi Reddy

October 15, 2021

Very nice Byjus


Anik Hembram

October 15, 2021

It’s good so helpful for my child


Urvika

October 15, 2021

The activity is good urvika enjoyed 😊


Saumya

October 16, 2021

Awesome diy


Esha Varma

October 16, 2021

It is beautiful.. I like it so much….


Suvronil Mondal

October 17, 2021

It is good activity for children.


Yuvti Ravindra Chaugule

October 18, 2021

Very Beautiful Flower and an easy DIY!
I like it!


Arushi Dey

October 18, 2021

very nice activity 👌


Ananya

October 19, 2021

It was really amazing. . . .
Keep it up👍


Bhavya Agrawal

October 20, 2021

Wow please take a class on this


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