Kids Paint Chip Flower Craft [Contributed by The Usual Mayhem]

This post was contributed by Erin of The Usual Mayhem.

A Kids Flower Craft Perfect for Spring!

Here’s a quick and easy Spring flower craft that makes beautiful blooms…

Kids Paint Chip Flower Craft from The Usual Mayhem at

Kids Paint Chip Flower Craft


  • paint chips in pretty colors
  • pipe cleaners
  • scissors


Take a paint chip…a rectangle works best. Cut it in thin “fringes” most of the way down, so that it looks like a comb when you’re done.

Steps for Paint Chip Flower Craft from The Usual Mayhem at

Now roll it up tightly, white side out. Add a pipe cleaner to the bottom and twist tightly.

Flip it over and spread out the “petals.” Now make a bunch more!

Paint Chip Flower Craft Bunch from The Usual Mayhem at

You can experiment with cutting the paint chips in different ways, too, to make different flowers.

One Variation of Paint Chip Flower Craft from The Usual Mayhem at

Another Variation of Paint Chip Flower Craft from The Usual Mayhem at

Erin is the owner and author of The Usual Mayhem blog. She is also a daycare educator, a homeschooler, and the mother of three rambunctious children with very different personalities and challenges. She writes a weekly nature study class for, and is a contributor at Mummyology, Pre-K and K Sharing, Serenity You, and So You Call Yourself a Homeschooler.

I love this simple flower craft from Erin.  It would be fun for any Spring day or even as a simple gift for Mom or Grandma for Mother’s Day.  Do you have a flower craft to share?  Leave a link in the comments to show us! 

More Kids Crafts & Activities from Erin of The Usual Mayhem



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Krissy Bonning-Gould is a former art teacher turned full-time mama of 3 who authors B-Inspired Mama to share inspiration for simple kids crafts, family recipes, learning fun, and creative parenting.

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