Mother’s Day card – for your child to make

Step-by-step instructions to create a lovely card for Sunday 11 March

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What you’ll need

  • Glue
  • Pencil
  • Scissors*
  • Coloured paper
  • White paper or card
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*Adult supervision required

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Step 1

Draw a flower with three petals on a piece of thick coloured paper, and then carefully cut out the shape you have drawn.

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Step 2

Fold down the middle of each petal neatly along the dotted lines, as shown here.

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Step 3

Then, make another fold between each petal to make a flower shape, like this.

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Step 4

Fold a long piece of green paper in half and cut a thin leaf shape against the fold. Remeber to keep the paper folded as you cut.

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Step 5

Cut a stem from green paper. Then, from the orange paper, cut three small strips with points at one end to make the flower’s stamens.

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Step 6

Fold a sheet of white A4 paper or card in half. Glue on your stem, leaf, and stamens, then stick the flower on top.

A beautiful Mother’s Day card made by your little one.

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Why not try…

Adding flowers to create a meadow effect, or using a different coloured background to give greater depth?

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For more craft ideas…

More ideas in ‘Little Children’s Book of Things to Do‘ (£9.99, Usborne).

Read more…

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