These little flowers are
for the littlest fingers to make, BUT
I am certain
that they will need some help from an
adult along the way.
Far from the garden variety,
stem from magazine pages.
They're easy to make and leave
lots of room
for inspired creativity.
To make a bloom, cut two to
four flower shapes
in various sizes and patterns, as shown. Ours
measure 1 1/4 to 5 1/2
Tip: For a similar flower like the ones
trace a circle onto a magazine page and cut it out
(we used an old CD as
Fold the circle in half several times,
as you would a
paper snowflake, then cut the folded paper into the
desired petal shape,
making sure you don't cut through the pointed
Roll a single magazine page
into a slim tube for a stem and secure it using a
Stack the floral shapes and
secure them to the
top of the stem with a paper fastener. Pinch or
fold the edges of the
petals to add dimension.