Intro: Easy Construction Paper and Pipe Cleaner Flower
This Instructable is for the Singer Kids Craft Contest. I chose to enter this instructable because it is very easy and kids can use their imajinations to change the looks of the flowers. It takes about 3 minutes per flower and you can make a whole bunch in no time at all! Makes a great Mothers Day present!
Step 1: Materials
To make the Construction Paper and Pipe Cleaner Flowers, you will need:
-A Green Pipe Cleaner
-A Hole Punch
Step 2: Making Purple Petals...
Draw some rounded tear drop shapes on your Construction Paper.
Step 3: Cutting Carfully...
IF YOU ARE UNDER 5 YEARS OF AGE USE SAFTY SCISSORS FOR HEAVENS SAKE!
Now just cut out those founded teardrops.
Step 4: Punching Holes...
Use the Hole Punch and punch a hole at the bottom of each rounded teardrop that will very soon become a petal.
Step 5: Stringing on the Petals...
String the petals onto the Pipe Cleaner.
Step 6: Bending...
Bend above and below the petals so that they will stay.
Step 7: All Done / Other Ideas...
Now that your flower is finished, go and make tons more! Other Ideas:
>use different coloured constuction papers on the same flower
>Doodle on blank white paper and make petals out of that
>put glue on the petals to make them shiney
>Put a nice friendly Pipe Cleaner Caterpillar on the stem.
>For even more fun, make with felt or another fabric and sew it toghether!!!!!
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