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Happy May! With Teacher Appreciation Week the first week of May and Mother’s Day falling this Sunday, we’ve got flowers on our minds.

Let the kids express their love and appreciation with some handmade flower bouquets this year. The good news is, these will last and become beautiful keepsakes that won’t wilt like traditional bouquets. And your kids will feel good about making something unique and handmade to share their thanks in a creative way.

What are your favorite ways to make flowers?

Spin Art Doily Flowers (via hello, Wonderful)
Create beautiful spin art and turn doilies into pretty flower bouquets.

Toilet Tube Paper Flowers (via Pink Stripey Socks)
Recycle those paper tubes and give them a new life as happy crafty flowers.

Giant Rainbow Paper Flower (via hello, Wonderful)
Who wouldn’t be happy to receive this colorful rainbow flower. It makes a stunning decoration on the walls too!

Beautiful Blooms (via Make It Your Own)
These beautiful flowers use a unique art process and common household item you probably already have in the home.

Large Crepe Paper Flowers (via Krokotak)
Find out how to make these vibrant paper large paper flowers in many different styles. So many color options to choose from!

Mini Cupcake Flower Bouquets (via hello, Wonderful)
Hand these cupcake liner flowers out to make someone’s day. Colorful mini doilies make adorable vases.

Cupcake Liner Spoon Flower Bouquet (via I Heart Crafty Things)
Here’s another adorable cupcake liner flower craft. This one use spoons with a sparkly decorative touch.

Egg Carton Flower Craft (via I Heart Arts And Crafts)
What a fun way to recycle egg cartons! Turn them into these colorful painted flowers.

Coffee Filter Flowers (via Fun At Home With Kids)
Create stunning colors on coffee filters and find out how to turn them into these vibrant blooms.

Handprint and Footprint Flower Craft (via A Little Pinch of Perfect)
This sweet keepsake flower bouquet will remind you of the this special time when the kids were this little.

Check out more flower crafts, 50+ more kid-made Mother’s Day ideas, and Teacher Appreciation gifts.

Agnes Hsu is a mom of three and has been inspiring parents and kids to get creative with easy activities and family friendly recipes for over 10 years. She shares her love for creative play and kids food to her 2MM+ followers online. Agnes' commitment to playful learning and kindness has not only raised funds for charity but also earned features in prestigious nationwide publications.