Spring flowers for the front door
We love to decorate our front door. There is something welcoming about a festive front door (in our opinions). So, when we were thinking about springtime we knew it was time for a change. You might remember last year’s spring door, egg carton flowers. This year we were inspired by our continuing love of making snowflakes. Over Christmas my daughters went a little paper snowflake crazy! Of course it was my youngest daughter who suggested we turn our paper snowflakes into flowers…brilliant.
You will need
assorted origami papers – spring colours
large piece of firm paper – bristol board
1. Fold your origami paper as you would for making a paper snowflake…find the instructions here
2. Cut the paper in any way your child chooses.
3. Unfold the paper to see the flower.
4. Using the glue stick, adhere the flowers to the large piece of paper to create a garden.
5. Use the crayons to draw on the stems, butterflies, etc.
6. Punch two holes in the top-centre of the board…this is where you will hang the piece.
7. Feed the pipe cleaner through the holes and wrap each end tightly, creating a hanging loop.
8. Embellish the picture however your child likes.
9. Hang on the front door with pride!
This piece of art makes me smile every time I open the door. My daughter beams with pride when she sees her creation. This activity is great for kids of all ages. The flowers can be as simple or complex as they like. The embellishments could include glitter, stickers, stamps, etc, etc.
Do you hang artwork on your front door? What is on your door these days?