Thursday, May 5, 2011

Mother's Day Easy Crafts for Kids

Pedal Pins in Flower Pot
This is a great gift for Mom. It's a quick, fun and easy crafts for the kids.

  • 4 Bic "round stick" pens - these are the type that have a cap, not the click type.
  •  Artificial flowers
  • One small clay pot
  • Floral tape
  • Pot Filler (Rocks, Rice, Dry Beans)
  • Decorative Ribbon
  • Paint & Paint Brush (optional)
  • Options: Decorative Coffee Cup instead of clay pot

  •  Decorate clay pot with ribbon, pain or sharpie pens.
  • Add your filler (rocks, rice, beans, whatever will hold the pens upright.  Your pot is now complete.  Place it aside while you make the flower pens.
  • Wrap the floral tape around the stick of the pen starting just above the point of the pen.  When using floral tape, stretch it as you wrap.

  • Discard pen cap. For each pen, cut one flower off  bunch leaving a short stem. Place stem along side pen and continue to wrap the floral tape around the pen and flower stem until you reach the top. Cut tape and smooth it.

  • Place the flower pens into the in the pot and repeat all steps until you have the desired amount of pedal pens you want for your pot.
All Done!
What a great gift for Mom!

Have a Happy Mother's Day!!! Embrace the Diva in you!

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