As you might have seen on my 100% paper mantle, I created a bunch of flowers from paper.
Supplies: Paper, scissors, a pencil, straws for stems, pipe cleaners for stamen. Optional- green paper cut in leaf shapes, and a hole punch to thread the leaves onto the stem.
First I started with some yellow and black paper, left over from the birthday banner form my son's construction themed birthday party.
Trace adorable handprints.
Cut out the hands.
Use a pencil to roll up the "fingers", so that they will curl like flower petals.
Wrap the hands around straws to create a flower shape. Tape closed.
Add on leaves if desired.
To make the stamen, cut a pipe cleaner in half, then bend each half into a "V". Curl one or both sides, then tuck the bottom into the straw.
Conveniently, Family Fun Magazine had a great description of handprint lilies that I could follow! What did I ever do before googling?
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