We have been having a lot of fun learning about plants in Science this year. I was trying to think of something fun to teach the parts of the flower. That’s when I decided to do this DIY tissue paper flower with the kids. We had so much fun and laughed more than we should have. I give this parts of a flower lesson idea bonus points because they can easily name the parts of the flower because of it.
DIY Tissue Paper Flower | Parts of a Flower Lesson Idea
This project would be fun for many ages. Modify it if you need to for younger learners.
You will need
Tissue Paper (I picked up a pack at the dollar store that had many sheets of different colors.)
What to do
Rip your green sheet in half horizontally.
Take one-half and roll it up to make your stem.
Use half of the remaining green sheet. Tear these into strips.
Roll each of these strips so that they look like the picture above.
Tie your roots to the bottom of the stem. I tried two different ways. You can either wrap it until they are tight or tie a small knot to hold them on.
Using your remaining green paper, tear out leaves. These do not have to be perfect. They will get twisted on in a moment.
Tie the leaves onto your stem like you did with the roots.
Fold your Flower color of paper in half horizontally.
Pinch in the center.
Use your stem piece to tie a knot around the center.
Puff out your flower and let kids make it look the way they want.
This a simple project. Now your child can point out the roots, stem, leaves, and flower.
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