4 Beautiful Poinsettia Crafts For Preschoolers And Kids

Poinsettia Crafts

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Poinsettia flowers are one of the biggest attractions during Christmas. These lovely flowers are a significant part of Christmas celebrations, particularly in Mexico. So, if you are looking to acquaint your little one with Poinsettia flowers, or simply looking for some creative craft ideas, look no further. Read our post below to learn about some amazing poinsettia crafts for kids.

What Is Poinsettia?

A poinsettia is a small, adorable Mexican shrub that boasts of big fascinating scarlet bracts around its small beautiful yellow flowers. The shrub is a popular houseplant during Christmas time. Poinsettia flowers are also popular as Noche Buena in Spanish, and kids love to create crafts resembling the beautiful flowers and leaves.

4 Beautiful Poinsettia Crafts For Kids:

Here are some easy poinsettia crafts to boost your kids’ interest in botany, improve their creativity, artisitical ability, and develop general motor skills:

1. Poinsettia Paper Plates:

Poinsettia Crafts - Poinsettia Paper Plates

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You Will Need:

  • Paper plate
  • Paintbrush
  • Green watercolor or tempera
  • Pencil
  • Glue
  • Yellow construction paper
  • Red construction paper
  • Scissors

How To:

  1. Show your kid how to paint the entire paper plate with green watercolor and paintbrush. Allow the color to dry.
  1. Show your kid how to trace her hands on the red construction paper. Teach her to cut the traced handprints using a pair of scissors.
  1. Paste the red handprints around the circular paper plate using glue with the fingers of the prints in the outward direction.
  1. Help your kid cut a small circle from the yellow construction paper and paste it in the mid of the poinsettia. Make this poinsettia paper craft during Christmas season!

[ Read: Paper Plate Crafts For Kids ]

2. Poinsettia Basket:

Poinsettia Crafts - Poinsettia Basket

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You Will Need:

  • Green foam block
  • Basket
  • Wire cutters
  • Spanish moss
  • Poinsettia Bushes
  • Holly Berry bush
  • Glue
  • Scissors

How To:

  1. Paste the green foam cube to the bottom of the basket.
  1. Use scissors and cut out some individual stems from the poinsettia bushes with the help of wire cutters.
  1. Push individual stems into the foam cube creating symmetry, and space the stems evenly.
  1. Cut holly berry from the poinsettia bush and place it into the foam around the stems.
  1. Tuck beautiful Spanish moss in between the Poinsettia stems. Let the moss cover the foam cube and stems.

[ Read: Flower Crafts For Kids ]

3. Poinsettia Picture:

Poinsettia Crafts - Poinsettia Picture

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You Will Need:

  • Black construction paper
  • Splodge of green glitter
  • Glue
  • Red tissue paper

How To:

  1. Show your kid how to cut a square from the black construction paper.
  1. Fold the square half diagonally then fold it in half again, and fold again in half the third time.
  1. Use scissors and cut out an arc share along the folds.
  1. Now open the paper.
  1. Paste red tissue papers to the back of the black colored square paper using glue.
  1. Paste on a big splodge of green glitter in the mid of the flower, and it completes your poinsettia picture.

[ Read: Pencil Topper Crafts For Kids ]

4. Poinsettia Box Toppers:

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You Will Need:

  • Magenta stamps of poinsettia flowers and leaves
  • Embossing ink
  • Scissors
  • Lots of pieces of green and red card stock
  • Craft knife
  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Gold embossing powder
  • Wrapped gift

How To:

  1. Wrap a gift and keep it aside.
  1. Now use embossing powder and ink to emboss the card stock with poinsettia flower and leaf stamps
  1. Cut out the embossed poinsettia shapes using knife or scissors.
  1. Enhance the poinsettia shapes with gold embossing powder.
  1. Cut out the center of the poinsettia petals and curl or bend the petals.
  1. Place the poinsettia shapes or cutouts on the stamped leaf cutouts and place them on the top of the wrapped gift box to enhance its appearance.

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