Mother’s Day Paper Cup Bouquet: Creative Gift Ideas

Make the best out of discarded materials! This Mother’s Day, create an everlasting mother’s day paper cup bouquet of colourful and happy paper cup flowers that don’t ever turn old or dry for your mommy! Teach your kids the need to reuse and recycle materials with this fun Mother’s Day activity.

This activity will:

  • Teach your kids to recycle
  • Boost his/her creative thinking
  • Keep him/her away from TV/Smartphone

Parental involvement: High

Duration:  20 minutes

Skills Acquired: Self-expression, Caring, Creativity


Materials You’ll Need:

  1. Paper cups – 6
  2. Paint and paintbrush
  3. Coloured paper
  4. Glue
  5. A pair of scissors
  6. Sketch pens
  7. Stapler

Instructions for Mother’s Day Paper Cup Bouquet:

  1. Paint the bottom portion of paper cups yellow.
  2. Paint 1 cup green, 2 cups blue, and 2 cups pink.
  3. Stick them on a coloured sheet to form a flower bouquet with colourful petals.
  4. Take a coloured sheet and pleat it.
  5. Staple it at the bottom to form the stems and stick it onto the sheet.
  6. Add hearts across the sheet and dots on the flowers.

Shower your mother with flowers this Mother’s Day!

If your child enjoyed this activity, then he/she is sure to love our Jr. Colour Scientist box—filled with artistic activities filled with colours, patterns, and shades!

90% of a child’s permanent foundation for brain development occurs in the early years according to Rauch Foundation. An overuse of gadgets can only stunt this growth and cause a negative impact on the child’s overall development.
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Gayathri breathes Harry Potter as much as she breathes air. Yes, a hardcore Potterhead! She loves to play with words, write goofy and humorous articles, dabble in art & craft activities, and crack terrible jokes. Having worked as a copywriter with an ad agency, she is currently a content writer at Flintobox!

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