Easy Paper Plate Flower Wreath | Beautiful Crafts for Kids

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Easy Paper Plate Flower Wreath | Beautiful Crafts for Kids

Introduction:

Create a simple yet beautiful paper plate flower wreath made from items usually found in the house or the grocery store.  For this wreath project,  we are going to use paper cups to make beautiful daisy flowers. It is an easy activity to make for kids and teenagers to enjoy doing. Once finished, you may hang it using a string or stick it on a flat surface using tape. Now let’s get crafting!

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Tools

  • Scissors
  • Paintbrush
  • Optional: Puncher and String

Supplies

  • Paper Plate
  • Paper cups
  • Glue
  • Yellow and Green paint
How to Make a Paper Plate Flower Wreath - Materials
How to Make a Paper Plate Flower Wreath - Materials
Step 1

Shape the frame of the paper flower wreath

How to Make a Paper Plate Flower Wreath - Step 1

Get a piece of a paper plate and fold it in half.

How to Make a Paper Plate Flower Wreath - Step 2

Cut a half-moon shape using a pair of scissors. Follow along the dashed line as illustrated in the picture above.

How to Make a Paper Plate Flower Wreath - Step 3

Unfold the paper plate. For this project, we will only be using the circular paper plate frame. You may discard the inner circle made or recycle it on other crafts.

Step 2

Paint the paper plate green

How to Make a Paper Plate Flower Wreath - Step 4

To mimic leaves, paint the whole paper plate frame with the color green.

How to Make a Paper Plate Flower Wreath - Step 5

Once you have covered the paper plate with green paint, set it aside and leave it to dry.

Step 3

Create the flowers using paper cups

How to Make a Paper Plate Flower Wreath - Step 6

Get a piece of paper cup and cut it vertically. Do it on all sides of the paper cup except the bottom. Use the dashed lines illustrated above as a guide.

How to Make a Paper Plate Flower Wreath - Step 7

Your paper cup should now look like the sample image above. Pull down each strip to make the petals of the flower.

How to Make a Paper Plate Flower Wreath - Step 8

Once you have flattened it out, it should look like this in a bird’s eye view. The strips will be the petals of the daisy.

How to Make a Paper Plate Flower Wreath - Step 9

Your paper cup should now look like the sample image above. Pull down each strip to make the petals of the flower.

How to Make a Paper Plate Flower Wreath - Step 10

You have now made a flower using a paper cup. Repeat the procedure on the other cups. It’s up to you how many paper cup flowers you want for your flower wreath. For this activity, we used three to keep things simple.

Step 4

Paint your daisy

How to Make a Paper Plate Flower Wreath - Step 11

To make your flower paper cups into a daisy, color the inner circle with yellow paint.

If you’re not into daisies, then that’s fine 🙂 Paint the flowers however you like with the color that you prefer. A nice touch would be painting the petals as well with various colors. Explore and be creative.

How to Make a Paper Plate Flower Wreath - Step 12

Your daisy flowers are now done! Time to assemble!

Step 5

Assemble your paper flower wreath

How to Make a Paper Plate Flower Wreath - Step 13

With some glue, stick the paper flower cups to the wreath frame. It’s up to you where you want to stick it as long as it’s in the frame.

If normal glue cannot stick the wreath and flower together well, you may ask an adult to help you stick it with hot glue.

How to Make a Paper Plate Flower Wreath - Step 14

Your flower wreath is almost done! Time to add some extra decoration.

Step 6

Paint some daisies

How to Make a Paper Plate Flower Wreath - Step 15

Add some mini daisies by painting 4, making an X dash using white paint. See the above photo for reference.

How to Make a Paper Plate Flower Wreath - Step 16

Then put a dot in the middle using yellow paint. You may use other various colors of paints to make the mini flowers.

How to Make a Paper Plate Flower Wreath - Step 17

Your paper plate flower wreath is now done! Stick it to a wall more. You may hang it with a string.

Step 7

Attach a string to the flower wreath

How to Make a Paper Plate Flower Wreath - Step 18

Punch a hole on the top part of the wreath.

How to Make a Paper Plate Flower Wreath - Finish

You may now hang your paper plate wreath!

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6 COMMENTS

  1. this one because I like flowerss

  2. I went purple and red flowers… hurts my eyes ahaha but the guide was good 🙂

  3. My youngest daughter made this for her three siblings. adorable and as a parent it just one of those things you won’t forget you know

  4. I put it on top of a table near a window. It rains a lot here, so it serves as a reminder 😀 there’s a rainbow after the rain guys

    • it’s not a rainbow craft though

      • Yeah, ur point is? All I was trying to say was it lifts me up seeing flowers… and yah mate this isn’t the rainbow craft 🙂

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