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Spring Blossoms

Printout for kids. Color the tree then either use finger paints or pieces of tissue paper to make colorful spring cherry blossoms and leaves @ ActivitiesForKids.com

Easy to create spring time scene of colorful leaves and spring blossoms.  Good project for younger children. Can also be done with paints instead of tissue paper.


MATERIALS:
  • White Paper
  • Craft glue
  • Colorful Tissue Paper in spring colors- greens, blues, pinks, yellows
  • Brown Crayons or brown paper bags or brown construction paper
  • Green crayons or Easter Grass
  • Tree Printout

INSTRUCTIONS:
  1. Print out the Tree Printout on white paper.
  2. Have children color in the tree on the printout with crayons – or – Cut out tree template and trace it onto brown paper and cut it out and glue onto white or blue paper.
  3. Cut tissue paper into small squares (1”x1” recommended- exactness not necessary) or give tissue paper to children and have them cut or tear pieces for leaves and flowers.
  4. Apply dots of glue around the top of the tree. Dot on the individual pieces of tissue paper to the glue.
  5. Use Green crayons to color grass under tree or cut up Easter Grass and glue under tree.
SUGGESTIONS:
  • Instead of using tissue paper, children can dip their finger into fall colors of finger paint and dot the tree branches and base for ‘leaves.’
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About Theresa Johnston

Activities For Kids has been an on-going passion of mine since 1998. I'm a long-time Orlando resident and huge Disney Fan! Prior guide for About.com and current editor for AboutOrlando.com. I hope you enjoy the crafts, recipes and ideas that you find here.

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