We love making and trying out different kids’ crafts in our house! Today my 6-year daughter came home and started making simple little folded paper origami tulips.
They had been making them at school and she remembered how to make them herself. I thought they were super cute so I thought I would share them here.
Quick & Easy Origami Paper Tulips
This is such a quick and easy craft to do with the kids without making too much mess and they are made just from bits that you have lying around at home.
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Materials Needed To Make Paper Tulip Origami Flowers
- coloured origami paper squares
- sticky tape
- wooden bamboo skewers
- egg box or another container to display finished tulips
Instructions – Easy Paper Tulip Origami Flower
All you need are some square pieces of coloured origami paper, wooden skewers, and some sticky tape.
First, lay your paper flat and fold once from corner to corner, pressing the crease firmly down.
Then fold one of the corners up as shown below.
Repeat with the opposite corner
Your piece of paper should then look like this
Now you simply turn your paper over and on the back of the tulip attach a wooden skewer with some sticky tape.
At school, the children had displayed them in upturned egg cartons that were painted green.
We didn’t have one to hand so we improvised a bit with an old clementine box in which we put some polystyrene and some decorative sisal grass.
Isabella then went on to make a beautiful job of decorating her crate with burlap and felt tips.
This worked out perfectly to display these cute little origami paper tulips.
Easy Kids Craft Idea For Mother’s Day!
This easy craft idea makes a really good gift for little ones to make for their Mums/Moms on Mother’s Day.
If you are looking for more ideas for kids to give their Mums then be sure to check out this Free Printable Mother’s Day Cards And Gifts post, where you will find lots of fun and easy free downloadable ideas.
*You can also make cute mini versions of these using smaller squares of paper and toothpicks*
As I said before we love making crafts in our house and we are always busy with some sort of project or activity so we are always on the lookout for new ideas.
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Where To Next? Check Out My Kids’ Activities & Craft Ideas
If you liked this Simple Kids Origami Tulip then you may also like another one of my kids’ DIY craft projects.
These crepe paper heart picks are so easy and the kids love making them. They look really pretty to decorate the home with and when you tuck them into flowers and gifts. They are a perfect craft activity for Valentine’s Day or Mother’s Day
Or you could also head over to the Easy Kids Crafts section where you will find more fun projects.
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