With Valentine’s Day coming up, here’s a fun craft to make with your little ones: pipe cleaner rose rings.
I fell in love with these little pipe cleaner rose rings that I saw on The Martha Stewart Show from the PipeCleanerLady, and since I am such a visual person, I thought it would be fun to share the How-To in pictures here.
Here’s How to make them:
What you need:
-6 pipe cleaners all the same colors (your choice)
-1 green pipe cleaner (for the stem or leaf of the rose)
Step 1 – Gather together all 7 pipe cleaners needed to make one pipe cleaner rose.
Step 2 – Twist the 6 (same colors) together in the center.
Step 3 – Wrap it around the finger that you want it for, then slide it off.
Step 4 – Open them up like spider legs.
Step 5 – Give each end a little bend and squeeze it tight.
Step 6 – Roll each one in like a snail, pulling in tight as you go.
Step 7 – Once they are all rolled in make then look more rose like by moving them around.
Step 8 – Twist the green around and roll in to look like petals.
Easy enough?! These would be a great activity to do with the kids. Perfect for Valentine’s Day too!
More Valentine’s Day ideas here.
*Original Publish Date: 3/10/2010