Use this free printable flower template for flower cut out magic! Use these flower templates for flower cutouts. Making paper flowers is fun for kids of all ages. Our pdf templates and printable flower outline can be used to create beautiful paper flowers: flower petals, flower center, stem and leaves. Use these flower templates at home or in the classroom.

Free printable flower outline & templates - Printable Spring Flower Coloring Craft designed by Jen Goode - completed flower craft made from printable templates pictured with colored pencils - Kids Activities Blog
Grab your scissors, colored pencils or paint to make beautiful flowers with this free flower outline template!

Printable Flower Templates

No matter your age, you can create a pretty petalled paper flower with just a few simple steps.  Using our flower templates, your flower can have as many petals as you wish and add the stem and leaves for a complete flower craft. Click pink button to download the flower template:

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How to Use Flower Cut Out Template

The printable flower petal template page includes 8 different petals. You can printable multiple pages to create matching sets, or use the single sheet as is. Make one paper flower or a whole bouquet of paper flowers!

Related: Our favorite flower craft ideas for kids

I like the idea of printing off multiple copies of the printable page and creating flowers that are coordinated by color or by pattern. Use the printable template to cut out flowers of all different patterns consisting of the unique individual petals.

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Printable Spring Flower Cut Outs - print & cut out each flower petal and stem to arrange a flower - flower pieces seen
Use scissors to cut out the flower pattern…

Supplies Needed to Make Spring Flower Cutouts

Tip: Grab popsicle sticks or paper straws to use as flower stems to create paper flowers that can be used as a puppet or added to a vase to make a 3D flower craft.

Step Tutorial to Make Paper Flower Craft

Step 1

Download & print the free flower template (click on pink button) – you may want to print off more than one copy if you want more than 8 petals on your paper flower

Step 2

Color or paint the petals, stem and leaves

Step 3

Step 3 - Flower outline template - Printable Flowers Cut Outs Template designed by Jen Goode - flower petals being arranged to form a completed flower
Arrange the cut out flower petals in the desired way for optimal flower prettiness…! {giggle}

Cut out the colored petals, stems and leaves

Step 4

Step 4 - Printable Spring Flower Patterns to Color designed by Jen Goode - arrangement of cut out flower petals with pattern colored
This is how I am arranging my cut out flower pieces this time!

Glue your flower cut outs onto another piece of paper

Printable Spring Cut and Paste Craft designed by Jen Goode - cut out flower petals arranged in a different way with colored pencils
This is how I am arranging them this time!

Spring Flower Cut Out Template to Arrange

If you are creating spring flowers, then use these flower patterns from the printable templates to color and then use these as spring flowers cut outs.

  • Cut out each piece and use as intended or create the unexpected! Cut an additional set of small petals to lay on top of the large petals…
  • These flower patterns are perfect for coloring.  Grab your colored pencils, crayons or watercolor paints and make a masterpiece.
  • Each petal on the flower pattern is so different…even in black and white. Color with your favorite bright colors or pastel color choice.
  • Now grab a larger piece of paper, card stock or poster board and create a flower garden with all your spring cut outs after downloading and printing your pdf files.
  • Download the flower templates several times because each time you decorate it, the printable look will be different! Use thicker printer paper for cardstock paper flowers.
  • Make a whole bouquet of paper flowers with this free printable flowers coloring sheet craft. Change out the color and coloring patterns to celebrate the season of flowers with this printable template.
  • Color, count, and decorate the flower petals, and then put them all together to make a pretty flower.
  • You can also add your own pattern and designs to the blank petals on the coloring sheet.
  • Design your own patterns, color or paint however you like, or even print on colored paper. You can also use this printable as a template to cut out the flower pieces from your favorite scrapbook or colored paper.

Download & Print Free Flower Templates PDF Files Here

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Preschool Flower Craft Using Flower Template

While adults and older kids love this flower template, it can be used for younger kids too.  The best part is using it for learning can sneak in some education while working on fine motor skills.

  • For Toddlers & Early Preschool: Pre-cut the large petals, flower stem and leaves ahead of time.
  • For Preschool & Kindergarten: Use these beautiful flowers within the lesson teaching about flowers, colors and color matching, counting and counting practice, etc.
  • Older kids: Give them several copies of the printable templates and let them be creative to see what happens.
Yield: 1

Use Flower Templates to Make a Paper Flower Craft

Image shows a flower with different patterns for cut and paste activities. From Kids activities blog

Use these printable flower templates to make the coolest flower outline craft for a paper flower! Kids of all ages can use these simple flower cut outs to make their own flower or flower bouquet.

Active Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Difficulty easy
Estimated Cost $0


  • Plain paper
  • At least one copy of the printable templates
  • Colored pencils, markers, water color paints, acrylic paints, pastels
  • Glue or glue stick
  • (Optional) Colored construction paper to glue the finished flower to


  • printer
  • Pair of scissors or preschool training scissors


  1. Download and print the free flower template - you may want to print more than one copy.
  2. Color or paint the flower outline - petals, stems and leaves.
  3. Using scissors, cut out your flower outline.
  4. Arrange your flower petals, stem, center and leaves on a piece of paper.
  5. Glue your flower in place with glue.

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Psst… Check out this scissors practice for your kiddos! Or if you are looking for more STEM activities, check out these popsicle stick bridge projects for kids.

How did you use the printable flower templates?

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  1. I love how cute this free flower petal template is! It made a quick and easy Mother’s Day project for my students!