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Making a paper petal marigold craft is a fun and easy way to create a colorful decoration. Here are the steps to make one:


  • A4 size Orange color paper

  • A4 size Green color paper

  • Any light background Color paper

  • Scissors

  • Pencil

  • Glue stick

How to Make the Paper Marigold Craft

Here are the steps to make a paper fruit marigold craft:

  1. Cut a strip of orange paper about 2 inches wide and 10 inches long. Fold the strip in half lengthwise and cut along the fold to create two pieces.

  2. Take one of the strips and fold it in half widthwise. Cut a small triangle out of the folded edge to create a notch.

  3. Unfold the strip and use the notch as a guide to cut a series of small triangles along both long edges of the paper, leaving about 1/4 inch of space at the bottom uncut.

  4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 with the other orange strip.

  5. Take one of the orange strips and roll it up tightly, starting from one end and rolling to the other. This will create the center of your marigold.

  6. Take the other orange strip and wrap it around the rolled-up center, gluing it in place as you go.

  7. Cut a leaf shape out of green paper and glue it to the bottom of the marigold stem.

  8. Repeat steps 5-7 with the remaining orange strip and another leaf shape to create a second marigold.

Your paper petal marigold craft is now complete! You can make multiple marigolds and arrange them in a vase or use them to decorate a room.

Tip: For added dimension, you can use a pair of scissors to curl the edges of the orange strips before gluing them together.

Learn the Step-by-Step

Making a paper petal marigold craft can have several benefits, including:

  1. Creativity and artistic expression: Creating something with your hands can be a great way to express your creativity and experiment with different colors, shapes, and textures.

  2. Fine motor skills: Cutting, folding, and gluing paper requires precise hand movements and can help improve fine motor skills, especially in children.

  3. Attention to detail: Making a paper petal marigold requires attention to detail and following instructions, which can improve focus and concentration.

  4. Cost-effective decoration: Paper crafts can be an affordable way to add color and decoration to a room or event, without the expense of real flowers or other decorations.

  5. Eco-friendly alternative: Using paper instead of real flowers can be an eco-friendly option, as it reduces waste and the carbon footprint associated with transporting and disposing fresh flowers.

Making a paper petal marigold craft can be fun and rewarding with several benefits.

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