Toilet Paper Roll Tulip Craft

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This tulip craft is a terrific springtime activity. It can be a cute homemade gift for mothers or grandmothers on Mother’s Day or simply a bit of spring-themed décor to put up somewhere in your homeschool classroom.

Plus, it gives you a way to use those empty toilet paper rolls.

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Fun Facts about Tulips

Before we begin, here are some interesting facts about tulips that kids might enjoy, which you can use to expand your tulip craft into a fun time of learning:

  • ORIGINAL STORY – Tulips originally come from Central Asia and were first cultivated by the Turks in the Ottoman Empire. They were taken to Europe in the 16th century.
  • RAINBOW OF COLORS – Tulips come in many colors, including red, yellow, pink, purple, orange, and even multi-colored varieties. Remember that when you start your tulip craft; you have plenty of choices as to the color you make your flower!
  • DUTCH CONNECTION – The Dutch have a special connection with tulips, and they even have a famous tulip festival every spring. In fact, tulips were once so valuable in the Netherlands that there was a time known as “Tulip Mania.” People were willing to pay crazy prices for tulip bulbs, almost like a treasure hunt! (This could serve as a fascinating introduction to teaching your kids financial and economic topics like investing, speculation, and market crashes.)
  • SPECIAL BULB – Tulips grow from bulbs, which are like underground storage units for plants. If they’re planted in the fall, they will usually sprout into beautiful flowers in the spring. In fact, tulips are often one of the first flowers to bloom in the spring, making them a symbol of the new season and new beginnings.
  • SHAPE SHIFTER – Tulips have a unique ability to change shape depending on the weather. When it’s sunny, they open up wide, but when it’s cloudy or at night, they close up to protect themselves.
  • POLLINATOR PAL – Bees and butterflies love tulips! These flowers provide nectar and pollen for such insects to feed on, helping them to grow strong and healthy.
  • LONG-LASTING BEAUTY – Tulips can last a long time after they’ve been cut and put in a vase with water. Kids can enjoy bringing the beauty of tulips indoors!

Tulips are loved all around the world and are often used in gardens, parks, and even as decorations for special occasions like weddings and parties. I hope this fun tulip craft, along with the facts above will spark your kids’ curiosity about nature, gardening, and God’s good world!

Supplies for the Tulip Craft:

  • Toilet Paper Roll
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Ruler
  • Poster colors / acrylic paints
  • Paintbrushes
  • Tulip Template
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More toilet paper roll crafts

if you thought this tulip craft was fun, here are a few more creative crafts you can make with empty toilet paper rolls:

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