Spring Crafts for Kids. How to Make Easy Appliques at Home and in the Kindergarten

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We are looking forward to spring coming — the time when nature awakens. And children especially rejoice at its arrival. We offer your children spring crafts for kids: Easy Appliques how to make at home and in the kindergarten. The appliques can be made from various natural materials: paper, cardboard, threads, leaves etc. This kind of activity develops the child`s imagination, creativity and fine motor skills.

First of all, spring appliques imply making flowers and bouquets of flowers. Even toddlers and preschoolers with parents` help can cut small parts from sheets of paper and attach them to the cardboard. So, they can cope with creating these jolly appliques. Good luck and fun to you!

«Spring Flowers»


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Spring Crafts for Kids. How to Make Spring Flowers
Spring Crafts for Kids. How to Make Spring Flowers
Spring Crafts for Kids. How to Make Spring Flowers

The First Applique «Spring Harmony»


This master class can be useful for schoolchildren who are fond of creating crafts as this appligue is a bit more complicated.
You`ll need:

— a sheet of colored cardboard,
— colored paper,
— 2 plastic glasses,
— cotton,
— gouache,
— PVA glue,
— scissors.

Making:

1. Start making yellow flowers. Fold a sheet of paper into several layers and cut out the petals in the form of a semi-oval. Lay out the petals like a fan: 11 petals are needed for a big flower, for a small one — 5 petals enough. Cut 2 semi-ovals from green paper, put them onto the petals and glue to the cardboard base.

Spring Crafts for Kids. How to Make Easy Appliques at Home and in the Kindergarten

2. Cut the leaves from folded green paper. Bending each leaf, make the ends wavy. Pink streaks can be added making incisions on the fold. From pink paper cut the ovals and glue them onto the lower part of the leaves. The made parts are attached to the applique base. Now make the mimosa: make slanting cuts in the shape of a fir-tree on all the sides of a rectangle from dark green paper.

Spring Crafts for Kids. How to Make Easy Appliques at Home and in the Kindergarten

3. Twist the paper strips with the scissors ends. Glue the part to the base. On top of it attach small balls of twisted pieces of cotton; paint them with yellow gouache. From a plastic glass cut 2 triangles which should be divided into petals. On top of these flowers glue green semicircles.

Spring Crafts for Kids. How to Make Easy Appliques at Home and in the Kindergarten

4. From the second plastic glass cut the petals making incisions to the glass bottom; the petals are glued to the base round. Make the round flower middle from colored paper. Finish the craft attaching all the stalks and leaves. The Spring composition is done!

Spring Crafts for Kids. How to Make Easy Appliques at Home and in the Kindergarten

The Second Volume Applique «Spring»



You can prepare a pleasant surprise with a volume applique in the form af a camomile.
To make this applique, you`ll need:

— a sheet of colored cardboard,
— paper of white, yellow and green colors,
— glue,
— scissors.

1. From cardboard cut the rectangle with the sides 20x5 cm, and from colored paper — thin strips 7-8 cm long.

2. In the middle of the cardboard base, glue the ends of 8 white strips at one point round.

3. Then bending the second ends of the strips, glue them to the same point in the middle.

4. You`ll have a flower.

5. Bend the yellow strip like a loop and glue its two ends to the flower middle.

6. Add the stalk.

7. Attach 2 leaves like the petals.

8. The composition can be decorated with the grass, making the incisions on the rectangle from green paper and attaching it from below. Done!

Spring Crafts for Kids. How to Make Easy Appliques at Home and in the Kindergarten

You see, the volume applique «Spring» from colored paper is made quickly and looks showy.

The Third Applique «Spring Bouquet»


Such a Bouquet will decorate your room all the year round.
To make it you`ll need:

— colored paper,
— colored cardboard,
— corrugated cardboard,
— glue,
— scissors.

Spring Crafts for Kids. How to Make Easy Appliques at Home and in the Kindergarten

1. On a sheet of corrugated cardboard draw a vase abd cut it.

Spring Crafts for Kids. How to Make Easy Appliques at Home and in the Kindergarten

2. On the base of the applique — a sheet of colored cardboard — glue the vase.

Spring Crafts for Kids. How to Make Easy Appliques at Home and in the Kindergarten

3. From paper sheets of different colors cut flowers, their middles, some green leaves and glue them onto the base of the applique.

Spring Crafts for Kids. How to Make Easy Appliques at Home and in the KindergartenSpring Crafts for Kids. How to Make Easy Appliques at Home and in the Kindergarten

4. Now decorate the applique with a frame: for this, from corrugated cardboard cut 4 strips 1-1,5 cm width and glue them on the sides of the base.

Spring Crafts for Kids. How to Make Easy Appliques at Home and in the Kindergarten

A Spring Bouquet for mom is ready!

Spring Crafts for Kids. How to Make Easy Appliques at Home and in the Kindergarten

It`ll make a wonderful handmade gift on Mother`s Day.

Hope these master classes will be useful and you`ll please your dears with colorful spring crafts.

Comments (3)

Oh! It`s great! I`ll use it to make with my children in the kindergarten. Thanks!
Thank you. The crafts are easy and fun.
I like this nice craft Sunflowers. It's simple and easy for the little to do:

sunflowers
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