Children love planting and arranging flowers, and the book Flower Garden by Eve Bunting shows the reader exactly this. In this story, we follow the adventures of a young girl who is arranging a colorful surprise for her mother. Look below at how to create your own flower pot craft, a simple but colorful gift kids can make and give. Here is how to get started.
Flower Pot Craft the Kids Can Make
After reading this story, children will be anxious to create their own gifts for mom or someone special.
assorted silk flowers with stem
ribbon of choice
decorative elements such as stickers, paint, markers, or even stamps and stamp pads
small flower pot or planter of choice
Optional shovel or other planting tools
You can find all of these items at your local Dollar Store, making this an inexpensive kids craft that anyone can enjoy!
Feel free to get creative with your flower choices, as they have an entire row of options with lots of spring offerings perfect for this time of year.
Flower part craft directions:
Begin by decorating the flower pot. Kids can use paints, ribbon, stickers, or other embellishments they wish. Let them get as creative as they wish, decorating the flower pot as they see fit.
When the flower pot is finished, add the potting soil. Kids will love getting their hands dirty and playing in the soil. If you have a child who doesn’t, give them spoons to scoop the soil in or even let them wear gloves to protect their hands. This should help with kids who rather not get dirty but still wish to do the flower pot craft.
Once the flower pot is full, kids can start arranging their flowers. Give them single silk flower stems and let them press the flowers into the soil. They move the flowers around how they wish until the arrangement is how they chose. Allow them to take their time and really explore the flowers and how they wish to display them.
Once the flower pot craft is finished, kids can display it where they chose or give it as a gift. It is a beautiful flower arrangement designed by them, and it will never need to be weeded or watered!
Explore the book Flower Garden by Eve Bunting, then give this colorful flower pot craft for kids a try. They will love creating their own arrangement and giving it to a loved one, just like the child in the story.