Dora Spring Flower Wreath

Dora Spring Flower Wreath

Bursting with colorful blooms, this easy wreath is easy for kids to make and pretty to hang on any door or window.

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Dora Spring Flower Wreath

Craft Features

More for Parents
This craft is best suited for parents to make on their own or with minimal help from kids.

Developmental Skills

Create with Us
Create with us skills involve self-expression, experimentation, and imagination through visual arts (like painting and sculpting), dramatic play, cooking, and dance.
Discover with Us
Discover with us skills relate to science/technology. They include: observing and predicting, asking questions, and investigating nature, objects, Earth, and space.
Ages: 5-6

Materials

  • Polystyrene wreath form
  • 2 artificial bouquets in your favorite combination
  • Scissors or wire snippers
  • Colorful wide ribbon
  • Pins or craft glue
  • Dora Spring Wreath Decorations
  • Colored foam sheets or construction paper
  • Small piece of wire for hanging

Directions

  1. Step 1

    Snip the flower stems and leaves so that they are only about 1 to 3 inches long. It's ideal to create a slightly varied height of the flowers and leaves.

  2. Step 2

    Kids press the stems into the polystyrene, alternating colors as they go.

  3. Step 3

    On the outside and inside of the wreath form, add the ribbon with either straight pins (parents only) or craft glue.

  4. Step 4

    Print the Dora image and "Welcome Spring" message, and cut it out.

  5. Step 5

    Cut a piece of colored foamie or construction paper that covers up the hollow circle. Glue the Dora image onto the foamie/paper, and then glue or pin the foamie/paper to the back of the wreath form. Trim away edges as needed. Pick your own color for the foamie based on your color choice of flowers.

  6. Step 6

    Add a small loop of wire for hanging.

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