Gardening is a fun and healthy activity for children and adults.
We want to add bright colors to our little garden so we decided to grow sunflowers.
Since kids enjoy observing how it quickly grows from seed to a big yellow flower, we are going to share this free printable sunflower craft template.
Making this flower activity is so easy and enhances children’s creative minds and fine motor skills.
Children can combine the basic printable sunflower drawing template with classic materials such as paper plate, tissue paper, wood, plastic spoon, felt paper to form a variety of craft projects that are perfect for home decorations.
Read the simple instructions below or watch the step-by-step tutorial video with your kids while making this preschool printable sunflower craft template.
Need more crafty fun? Check out our Lily, Petunia and Grasshopper craft. They are perfect for those days when staying indoors is the only thing your family can do!
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Free Printable Cut and Paste Sunflower Craft
Ideas for Easy Preschool Paper Sunflower Craft
These bright yellow sunflowers are so beautiful, we came up with a few unique ideas on how to include a preschool printable sunflower craft template in our daily life.
1. Amazing Facts About Sunflowers
Kids are naturally curious and seem to want to know everything around them.
We suggest you state some of these fun facts about sunflowers once they are done working on this free printable sunflower craft template.
Did you know that not all sunflowers are yellow?
When we say sunflower, most of us think it’s a yellow flower but these flowers actually come in a variety of colors including red, purple and white.
Did you know that a single sunflower can have up to 2000 seeds?
Imagine the number of sunflowers you can grow and these seeds are good for us, too!
2. Sunflower Children’s Books
Having a great time working on this easy printable sunflower craft template with your preschooler?
Why not pair it with one of these amazing sunflower books for children.
Reading with your children as often as possible helps them learn how to interact, improves vocabulary skills and creates strong parent-child bonds.
- Sunflower House
- Mommy’s Little Sunflowers
- Sunny: Life Cycle Of A Sunflower, A Story Of Life And Love
- Little Sunflower
3. S is for Sunflower
If you’re looking for a letter of the week craft activity for your little learner, look no further!
Introduce the letter S to your kids with the help of our free printable sunflower craft template.
There are many ways to teach children about letters.
You may want to print out a large letter S then glue it on cardboard for a perfect visual aid.
Pin it up on the lesson board and teach your child the “S” sound.
If you want your kids to learn how to write, print traceable letter S worksheets, both the uppercase and lowercase.
4. Handprint Sunflower Craft
Making DIY arts and crafts has always been our favorite bonding every weekend.
What’s cool about this handprint sunflower craft is, you don’t need a lot of supplies and most can be found in your home.
Create 5 handprint shapes by tracing your child’s hand on yellow construction paper and cut it out.
Arrange the cut-out handprints in a circle and secure it using a glue stick.
Cut a circle shape out from a brown paper and glue it in the center of the flower handprints.
Once it’s dry, glue on a large green popsicle stick at the back of the sunflower.
Finish it off by cutting the leaves out from green paper and attach it onto the popsicle stick.
Now, display this sunflower handprint art project anywhere in your living room for guests and visitors to see.
We hope you enjoy these marvelous sunflower craft ideas.
We are confident that your children will ask for more printed flower craft templates!
Sunflower Craft Supplies Needed
- Colored Cardstock or Construction Paper
- White Cardstock Paper
- Colored Pencils, Markers or Crayons
- Printable Sunflower Template (FOUND AT THE BOTTOM)
Keep scrolling to get your very own sunflower craft today and start with your little ones and their sunflower craft today!
Sunflower Craft Instructions
Excited to start crafting with your children? Gather all the materials needed now!
Let your child choose which version of this free printable spring sunflower craft template they want to do first, then print it on a white sheet of paper.
If your child is familiar with scissors, encourage them to try and cut along the sunflower lines.
Start gluing the stem and leaf together and set it aside to dry.
Glue the disc florets and sunflower seeds in the center part of the ray florets (petals)
Lastly, glue on the lovely flower on its stem.
Your beautiful sunflower is complete and ready to hang up for display!
More Options to Choose:
- You can print the blank version and trace the cut outs on card stock paper for a sturdier sunflower craft,
- Print the sunflower template in color for a simple and easy rainy day craft or,
- Print the blank sunflower template and use it as a fun coloring sheet activity and then glue the pieces of the sunflower craft together.
Free Printable Sunflower Craft Template
We’ve got good news for you!
This simple printable sunflower craft template comes with two different versions for toddler, preschool and kindergarten.
Your little one can pick whether they like the black and white sunflower drawing template to fill it in with bright colors first, or the cut-and-paste yellow sunflower craft template.
Don’t forget to share your learning plans in the comments.
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