Tissue Paper Carnations

Kids can make this big carnation flowers using tissue paper. KinderArt.com

Summary:

These showy carnation flowers are surprisingly easy to make for kids of all ages.

What You Need:

  • Tissue paper
  • Scissors
  • Ribbon
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Beads

What You Do:

Cut 6 to 8 pieces of tissue paper into squares. The size will determine how big your flowers are.
Layer the tissue paper pieces into a stack.
Kids can make this big carnation flowers using tissue paper. KinderArt.com

Fold the paper – accordion style.

Kids can make this big carnation flowers using tissue paper. KinderArt.com

Kids can make this big carnation flowers using tissue paper. KinderArt.com

Tie a ribbon or piece of string around the middle of the folded stack.
Kids can make this big carnation flowers using tissue paper. KinderArt.com

Trim the ends with scissors so they are rounded.

Kids can make this big carnation flowers using tissue paper. KinderArt.com

Carefully start pulling the sheets apart. Don’t worry if they tear a little.
Kids can make this big carnation flowers using tissue paper. KinderArt.com

Leave only one side “fluffed out” or continue to the other side.
Kids can make this big carnation flowers using tissue paper. KinderArt.com

Make a colourful stem by stringing beads on two pipe cleaners.

Kids can make this big carnation flowers using tissue paper. KinderArt.com

Finished!

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