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A Fun and Easy Craft for Kids: How to Make a Paper Flower Basket

Spring is in the air, and that means it’s time to get crafty! This easy paper flower basket craft is perfect for kids of all ages. All you need is some colorful paper, a few basic supplies, and a little bit of imagination. I’ll show you how to make this beautiful paper flower basket in just a few simple steps.

Download the free printable template and make this craft today! So grab your crafting supplies and let’s get started!

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This paper flower basket is simple to make and can be customized to fit any occasion. Plus, it’s a great way to teach kids about colors and shapes. It’s a simple project that’s perfect for all ages – and the results are darling! Keep reading for instructions on how to make your very own paper flower basket for kids.

This paper flower basket would make a great craft for Mother’s Day, a spring birthday, or Easter. It would also be fun to make for a backyard picnic or as a decoration for a party.

You could also use this easy craft project as part of a spring-themed unit in your homeschool or classroom.

Flower Books for Kids


Reading out loud to kids is one of the best ways to bond and spend time together. And what better way to celebrate spring than by reading flower-themed books together? So curl up with your little ones and enjoy these flower books! Here are a few of my favorites:

Paper Flower Basket Craft

Crafting is a great way for kids to express their creativity. And this paper flower basket craft is the perfect project for kids who love to be creative. It’s also a great way to teach kids about colors, shapes, and patterns.

This craft is simple enough for even the youngest crafters. Plus, it’s a great way to recycle any extra construction paper you have lying around.

Kids love making crafts and this paper flower basket is sure to be a hit! It’s easy, fun, and can be personalized to fit any occasion.

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Paper Flower Basket Craft Supplies

To make this paper flower craft, you’ll need:

  • Colored craft papers
  • Craft glue
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • flower template (download below)
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How to Make a Paper Flower Basket

Step 1: Select colored craft papers for the flower, leaf, stem, basket and strips. Cut out a rectangle paper from dark brown craft paper, this will be the base for the basket. Cut out strips from light brown colored craft paper, we’ll use these strips to weave the basket.  

Paper Flower Basket Craft @ AStorybookDay.com

Step 2: Attach the light brown strips along the top side and either left or right side of the rectangle base cutout. The strips should be attached outwards.

Paper Flower Basket Craft @ AStorybookDay.com

Step 3: Fold in the side strips neatly and align them with the rectangle base. Grab the side strip from the top ones and weave it over and under the side strips.

Paper Flower Basket Craft @ AStorybookDay.com

Step 4: Now grab the next strip from the top and fold it inside the base, and then weave it over and under the side strips but keep the weaving crisscrossed with the previous strip.

Paper Flower Basket Craft @ AStorybookDay.com

Step 5: Continue to weave over and under until all strips have been covered.

Step 6: When you’re done weaving, fold the extra parts of the woven strips to the backside of the basket and glue them to the backside to secure the weaving.

Paper Flower Basket Craft @ AStorybookDay.com

Step 7: Grab the flower patterns.

Step 8: Join the flower pattern cutouts to complete the flower craft.

Paper Flower Basket Craft @ AStorybookDay.com

Step 9: Cut out the same-sized rectangle paper and glue it on the backside of the woven rectangle piece but keep the top end intact so we can insert the flowers through the top.

Paper Flower Basket Craft @ AStorybookDay.com

Step 10: Insert the bottom side of the stem through the top open end of the paper basket. You can craft more flowers and add them to the paper basket. 

Paper Flower Basket Craft @ AStorybookDay.com

I hope you enjoy making this easy paper flower basket craft project for kids!

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Free Printable Paper Flower Basket Craft Template

Kids love crafts, and this easy paper flower basket is perfect for a fun afternoon activity. Not only is it simple to make, but the finished product is really cute!

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Paper Flower Basket Craft

Paper Flower Basket Craft @ AStorybookDay.com

Materials

  • Colored craft papers
  • Craft glue
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • flower template

Instructions

  1. Select colored craft papers for the flower, leaf, stem, basket and
    strips. Cut out a rectangle paper from dark brown craft paper, this will be the
    base for the basket. Cut out strips from light brown colored craft paper, we’ll
    use these strips to weave the basket.  
  2. Attach the light brown strips along the top side and either left or
    right side of the rectangle base cutout. The strips should be attached
    outwards.
  3. Fold in the side strips neatly and align them with the rectangle base.
    Grab the side strip from the top ones and weave it over and under the side
    strips.
  4. Now grab the next strip from the top and fold it inside the base, and
    then weave it over and under the side strips but keep the weaving criss-crossed
    with the previous strip.
  5. Continue to weave over and under until all strips have been covered.
  6. When you’re done weaving, fold the extra parts of the woven strips to
    the backside of the basket and glue them to the backside to secure the weaving.
  7. Grab the flower patterns.
  8. Join the flower pattern cutouts to complete the flower craft.
  9. Cut out a same sized rectangle paper and glue it on the backside of the
    woven rectangle piece but keep the top end intact so we can insert the flowers
    through the top.
  10. Insert the bottom side of the stem through the top open end of the paper
    basket. You can craft more flowers and add them to the paper basket.

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