To celebrate the arrival of spring, have a go at creating a papercraft headdress: an affordable and plastic-free alternative to traditional flower crowns. More than just a fun activity, creative crafting can also act as a mindful experience which can calm busy minds. Plus, with older children helping their younger siblings, it's an activity that the whole family can get involved with.
Here, crafter Hannah Bullivant has used 3D flowers and bee templates from Canon Creative Park to make flower crowns with her children to wear to a springtime party. Take a look at how they got on and discover top tips for making your own unique headdress.
You will need
- Creative Park app or website
- Canon PIXMA printer, such as the PIXMA TS5340a
- Canon Matte Photo Paper
- Glue stick, glue gun or glue dots
- String, twine or ribbon