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Sure, moms and grandmothers love any DIY Mother’s Day gift their kids make for them. But, if we’re being truly honest, don’t we all get a little tired of the same old paper Mother’s Day crafts?
Well, here’s an easy Mothers Day flower craft mom can actually use and will truly love to display, too.
A Mothers Day Flower Craft Mom Will Actually Love!
Not only does this pretty flower craft bowl add a pop of color to mom’s decor, but she can use it to hold her favorite jewelry or some candy. And, a free Mother’s Day craft printable makes this DIY paper bowl easy enough for kids of all ages to make! So, let’s check it out…
Make a Paper Flower Craft Bowl for Mother’s Day
Now, it actually takes fewer supplies to make a paper craft bowl than you would think. And, kids love to do the paper mache collage technique to make it, too.
It’s actually made the same way we did those classic paper mache crafts as kids. (Remember doing paper mache on an inflated balloon to make a planet? I know I’m not the only one!)
But, instead of gluing tissue paper onto balloons, kids glue printed paper flowers onto an upside-down bowl.
Then, once their paper bowl is dry and the paper has hardened, they can pull it off and have a pretty paper bowl to give mom for Mother’s Day!
Now, Grab the Free Mother’s Day Craft Printable Here:
Our free Mother’s Day craft printable makes this DIY paper bowl easy peasy. The printable features pretty stylized flowers in bright colors that are sure to delight mom. Just use this to download your printable and have it in your inbox immediately…
A DIY Mother’s Day Gift that’s Perfect for Mom, Grandma, and Aunts, Too!
We filled our paper flower bowl with candy, but feel free to be inspired to put whatever you wish in your paper bowl. It would be a sweet place for any little treasures!
DIY Paper Bowl Variations for Kids of All Ageas
While our printable flowers are easy to use, you can use any paper you want to make your paper bowl. (Just skip the cardstock since it’s difficult to form around the bowl.) Check out these alternative flower craft bowl ideas…
Paper Bowl Craft with Kid-Drawn Flowers — Have preschoolers use permanent markers to draw flowers on a piece of construction paper. Then, have the kids use that paper to make paper bowls that will surely be adorable keepsakes their moms will cherish forever.
Paper Bowl Craft with Flower Stickers — Or, have little ones put flower stickers all over a few sheets of construction paper. Then, use a circle punch to cut circles out of the sticker-covered paper, and use those circles to make your craft paper bowls.
Magazine Flower Collage Craft Bowl — Have the kids use scissors to cut flowers out of old gardening magazines or seed catalogs. Then, use them to make paper bowls with realistic flowers for mom.
Paper Craft Flower Pot Mother’s Day Gift — Form your paper over a flower pot instead of a bowl to make a paper collage flower pot. Use Mod Podge Dishwasher Safe Sealer both inside and out to make it durable enough to plant flowers in.
Mothers Day Paper Flower Vase — Or, make a paper craft flower pot like above, but use it as a flower vase for handmade paper flowers or egg carton flowers. With additional coats of Dishwasher Safe Sealer, you can add even water and a real flower bouquet.
Mothers Day Flower Craft Bowl Instructions:
Kids Mothers Day Flower Craft Bowl
- Download and print 2 copies of the free paper flower printable. Then, cut out each paper flower and set aside.
- Position small bowl upside down and cover with a layer of plastic wrap.
- Paint one side of a paper flower with Mod Podge and place it glue-side down on upside-down bowl. Paint over it with Mod Podge until thoroughly covered. Then, repeat with each flower, overlapping them some, until entire bowl is covered.
- Allow paper bowl to dry overnight. Then, remove hardened paper bowl from base bowl and carefully peel off plastic wrap.
- If desired, use acrylic paint to paint inside of bowl and allow to dry.
Don’t Forget to Grab your Paper Flowers Printable:
Now, Get the Supplies for Your Mothers Day Craft on Amazon:
You can get everything you need to make your own paper bowl craft right on Amazon…
Pyrex Smart Essentials 3-Piece Prepware Mixing Bowl SetMod Podge Complete Decoupage KitLIVINGO 5″ Small School ScissorsCrayola Construction PaperEK tools Retro Flower PunchMod Podge Dishwasher Safe Waterbase SealerODDAVA Dried Pressed Flowers
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