Spring Fun!

April 6, 2013

Filed under: News — elmbrookfamilydental @ 12:16 pm

Slowly but surely the temperature is rising, flowers are starting to grow and spring showers are moving in! This calls for some new decorations for the house. Why not add some that are hand made by your kids? Here is a fun and easy activity you can do with the family to get some spring into your home decor.

Coffee Filter Flower Art:

Materials needed:

Coffee Filter, Washable Markers, Squirt bottle with water, Green or brown pipe cleaner.


-Flatten coffee filter and draw lines or scribble on the filter. -Spray coffee filter with water 2-3 times, aiming at the center. -Allow to dry 30-60min. -Poke pipecleaner through the center of the filter. -Roll 1 inch of pipecleaner into a ball to be sure it does not slip through the filter. -Scrunch filter around pipecleaner. -Fold pipecleaner into leaf shape. -“Plant” your flower in a vase to display for everyone to see!scoffeefilterflower

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