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Paper Flowers

Level: Primary, Junior
Grades: K - Gr. 5 | Age: 5-11 yrs| Written by: Jacinta King
[Jacinta is a teacher at Peacock Elementary School]

Learn one method of making make paper flowers.

What You Need:
What You Do:
  1. Decorate the paper before you fold and cut it. Use crayons, magic markers or paint to create bright colorful designs.
  2. Fold a 9"x12" sheet of paper in half, lengthwise.
  3. Mark a line 1" from the open edge across the width of the paper.
  4. Cut strips, about 1/2", from the folded edge up to the line.
  5. Fold the two uncut edges together and roll the paper together lengthwise. A daisy shape will begin to appear.
  6. Fasten the paper together with glue, tape or staples.
  7. Repeat and make more flowers for mom.

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