If you’re looking for a fun activity to try with your kids at home, give this science experiment a try! Kids of all ages will be excited to see their paper flowers unfold right in front of their eyes.
How to make Blooming Paper Flowers
- Flower template
- Printer paper
- Markers, crayons, or colored pencils
- A bowl or any container that can hold water
Step 1: Print out the flower template or draw your own.
Step 2: Color in the flowers however you choose. Once completed, cut the flowers out with scissors.
Step 3: Fold the petals one by one toward the center.
Step 4: Fill your bowl or container with water.
Step 5: Place the paper flowers into the water with the petals facing up. Try to lay the flowers into the water as flat as possible.
Step 6: Watch your flowers bloom!