Tulip crafts are fun for kids of all ages because they are simple in shape with bright cheerful colors. We have collected our favorite tulip crafts and tulip art projects that work well at home or in the classroom. What is your favorite way to make a tulip?
EASY Tulip Crafts for Kids
Tulips are one of my favorite flowers! I feel like they’re a little underrated compared to other flowers like daisies, roses and sunflowers.
Related: More flower crafts for kids
Let’s draw inspiration from the colorful simple lines of the tulip for some fun tulip arts and crafts for kids.
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Tulips Crafts Made From Recycled Materials
1. 3D Tulip Flower Craft
I love any craft that allows me to recycle. This lovely, bright, yellow, 3D tulip flower by All Free Kids Crafts is made from toilet paper rolls! Use them to make the petals and the leaves.
2. Tulip Garden Crafts For Toddlers
Do you have leftover plastic eggs? This actually makes a cute Easter craft or a cute Mother’s day craft. Make this tulip craft from Designer Daddy to hold all the candies! All you need is plastic eggs, straws, and you can either use foam or construction paper.
3. Recycled Tulip Yogurt Cup Craft
This tulip craft for kids is awesome. It recycles so many things! All you need is empty yogurt cups, straws, green paper, and large round lids. You paint the yogurt cups to look like tulips and I love them! Via je Knutsel Ei Kwijt (unavailable)
4. DIY Tulip Bouquet Ideas
You’ll love all of these pretty tulip crafts, including this one. This is one of the best tulip bouquet ideas by Blog Berry Garden. They’re gorgeous and are made of plastic soda bottles. Paint them in your favorite colors and make some two toned. The best part is, this garden will last forever!
5. Tulip Flower Painting Art
Who knew you could use plastic forks for painting? A fork has 3 prongs and creates traditional tulip art. Then just use a regular paint brush to create stems and leaves.
6. Egg Carton Tulip Bouquet
I won’t be throwing out my egg cartons anymore. Carefree Crafts is another awesome tulip craft for toddlers. Use each egg cup as a flower and add your pipe cleaners and colorful buttons! When you have your tulip bouquet, add it to a vase!
7. Make Tulip Fairy Lights
This is the coolest tulip kids craft by Red Ted Art. Use egg cartons to create tulips using your favorite colors and lots of sparkles! Thread colorful lights through them and enjoy beautiful fairy lights!
8. Tulip Spring Art Projects For Toddlers
Don’t throw out your toilet paper rolls! Paint them, cut them, and decorate them to create pretty rainbow tulips from Crafts by Amanda! This is one of my favorite spring art projects for toddlers.
Painted Tulip Arts & Crafts
9. Tulip Art with Potato Painting
Turns out, vegetables make great painting stamps! Create Crafty Morning’s tulip stamps with potatoes! Using red potatoes would probably be easiest as they aren’t huge, but they’re not super small either! But this makes tulip painting simple.
10. Artful Polka Dot Tulips
Create your own tulip garden with this less messy tulip garden painting idea from Toddler Approved. Use dotters to paint white paper to create colorful tulips. Make them one color or make them multiple colors! Go wild with the spring colors!
11. Handprint Tulip Keepsake Craft
Your little one can make this easy paper tulip magnet by Skip to My Lou. This makes a great Mother’s day gift and lets them play with paint, which is always fun! These are so simple to make, and if you laminate them, they last even longer!
12. Handprint Art – Make Tulip Towels
Want to make painted tulips? Want to turn those painted tulips into a great gift for mom? Then try making these handprinted tulip towels! These gifts are not only lovely, but are a wonderful keepsake.
13. How To Make A Tulip
Foamboard is another great scrap to use to make tulips by Mega Crafty. You just need a cut out of your hand and once you paint it, add you leaves and stem and stick it in a flower pot with paper grass and you have a tulip that never dies!
14. Tulip Garden Craft For Kids
I’m not sure if I love Fun Hand Print Art Blog’s more because it can be a tulip keepsake or because it has sparkly flowers on it! The keepsake part is using your little ones hands to create colorful tulips. Add green popsicle sticks as their stem and then add more flowers to your garden with stickers!
Paper Tulip art Ideas
15. DIY Paper Tulips
Make your own tulips! These 3D paper Tulips from Mama Miss are beautiful. Use various paper or stock cards to create a colorful array of flowers. Make them plain or use decorated paper to make your DIY paper tulips even more special.
16. Paper Tulip Keepsake
Activity Village’s paper tulip is such a precious keepsake. While this tulip craft may look like a traditional flower, if you move some of the petals you will find a photo of your little one. This would make it such a wonderful Mother’s day gift!
17. How To Make Paper Tulip Origami
Origami is so much fun to do. It is so neat to see a plain piece of paper turn into something so cool. And now, you can turn a piece of paper into a tulip via Make and Takes! Add this origami tulip to some colorful paper and add to the scene. Create a meadow with butterflies and flowers, color a bouquet, the possibilities are endless.
18. Tulip Coloring Pages Printable
Looking for another fun craft? Turn this sweet printable into a work of art! The flowers are drawn fairly large, so this tulip printable is a suitable coloring page for small children like toddlers and preschoolers and bigger kids like kindergarteners and up.
19. Paper Tulip Flower Bouquet
We have even more craft projects. Use heavy construction paper to make a 3D tulip by Craft Ideas. This is such a simple craft that makes a beautiful bouquet. Give the bouquet as a gift or use it for decoration to give your home a bright spring feeling.
20. Realistic 3D Paper Tulips
Want to make a realistic tulip? This step by step tutorial will help you create a 3D tulip that looks real. It has multiple petals and is a little more intricate in the details, but totally worth it! This tulip craft from Practically Functional is much better suited for older kids.
21. Folded Paper Tulips
These are another origami type tulip craft by Krokotak. This craft is better suited for bigger kids, mainly because it requires a lot of folds and cuts, but they create the sweetest little flowers. Plus, the middle of these tulips are open and are perfect for hiding treats in them!
More Tulip Crafts We Love
22. Yarn Wrapped Tulip Craft
Looking for tulip craft ideas for preschoolers and toddlers? Then look no further! School Time Snippets has a brilliant craft idea! While mom and dad will need to cut the cardboard, their little hands should be able to easily wrap the yarn around it, creating a colorful piece of spring art.
23. Make Fruit Leather Tulips
A tulip craft you can eat by Grass Potato! Who doesn’t love fruit leathers? These flowers are beautiful and tasty! Plus, they’re easy to make. This is the one time you can play with your food!
24. Clothespin Tulip Magnet Craft
Does your little one love magnets? Mine does! But, because you can never have too many magnets, let’s make some more. These super cute foam tulip magnets from Projects for Preschoolers aren’t just pretty, but useful as they’re glued to a clothespin. Hang papers, drawings, notes on the fridge with them or use them as little clips to clothes chips.
Recommended Supplies for Tulip Crafts:
There are lots of materials you can use to make pretty tulips. Here’s just a short list to get your creative wheels turning!
- Egg cartons
- Toilet paper and paper towel tubes
- Yogurt cups
- Laundry detergent lids
- Plastic bottles
- Card stock
- Scrapbook paper
- Construction paper
25. Sweet Tulips To Eat
Here is a list of 12 sweet flowers you can make and eat, including tulips! These cookie cups filled with chocolate peanut butter candies make the perfect flower pot to hold your iced tulip cookie! It is the ultimate spring treat!
26. Balloon Tulips
Now this is clever! I would have never thought of using balloons as tulips via Tikkido! The best part is, they don’t require a lot of work and are not overly complicated to make.
27. Moon Gardens
Why make fake tulips when you can have the real thing! A moon garden is a garden that blooms in the evening, and guess what makes your little fairy moon garden glow a bit more? White tulips!
Looking For More Flower Craft Ideas from Kids Activities Blog
- Make a flower drawing with this simple step by step tutorial.
- Kids Activities Blog has 20 spring art projects for kids here and I have plenty of spring craft ideas here.
- Check out these 100+ gorgeous spring crafts!
- Make a simple sunflower drawing with this printable guide.
- Don’t miss our free printable flower coloring pages.
- You can craft marigold flowers out of colorful tissue paper.
- Make paper flowers the easy way!
- Use this flower outline to craft your own paper flowers.
- We even have printable spring crafts and activities.
- How colorful are these 20+ amazing spring coffee filter crafts.
Which tulip craft are you going to try first?