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Happy Sunflower Craft for Kids in the Fall

In the warm summer months and early fall, sunflowers bloom across the country. People will travel far and wide to visit beautiful sunflower farms for pictures and memorable moments. Your kids can create their own fantastic sunflower crafts using this fun activity. Just print, cut, and paste the activity together to create a show-stopping bulletin board display for everyone to see. Take a look at how simple this sunflower craft is by reading below.

Sunflower Craft

National Sunflower Day

National Sunflower Day usually occurs sometime in August or September, depending on where you live. Some countries celebrate at different times because of blooming seasons, but it is most commonly held in mid-September in the United States.

This day is a fun time to enjoy the beautiful flowers in your area, plant some sunflower seeds, enjoy eating sunflower seeds, or learn about sunflowers and flowers in general. People celebrate in various ways, so celebrate your day by creating this fun sunflower craft.

What’s Included in the Sunflower Craft Activity?

Each sunflower craft has a stem, 2 leaves, 7 petals, and a cute face. Let your kids assemble their craft any way they would like or follow your directions.

Also included in this download is a coloring page version of the craft. Kids can color their craft, cut it out, and put it together. It’s a great way to practice fine motor skills in the classroom or at home.

Sunflower Craft
Students can add a smiley face to their sunflower craft or leave it blank with no face at all!

How to Put the Sunflower Craft Together

Putting this craft together is super simple! Just follow the step-by-step instructions to see how it is done. I like to create my own craft before the kids do it and let them use my completed piece as a model. You can just as easily walk the kids through the craft step by step.

To see the craft in action, watch this short video and see how easy it is.

When to Use the Sunflower Craft

Create this fun sunflower craft any time of year or choose to do it close to the sunflower blooming season. Use it to celebrate National Sunflower Day or to reward your class with a fun craft. Kids love crafting, so it’s the perfect reward! The craft is also perfect for learning about the letter S, practicing fine motor skills, learning to follow directions, decorating a doorway or hallway, working in small groups, and pairing it with a read-aloud story. The options are endless!

Sunflower Craft Coloring Template
Kids will love coloring their own sunflowers using their imagination. They don’t have to be yellow. Sunflowers also come in pretty oranges and reds. Let your kids research some sunflowers, and then choose their own coloring!

Fall Crafts Bundle

Create all sorts of fun fall crafts using this Fall Crafts Bundle. This bundle has 14 different crafts to enjoy throughout the chillier months. Use them to celebrate Halloween, fall festivals, Thanksgiving, and everything in between. Here’s a list of what’s inside:

  • Crow Craft
  • Squirrel Craft
  • Leaf Man Craft
  • Fall Corn Craft
  • Pumpkins Craft
  • Fall Acorn Craft
  • Fall Bird Craft
  • Square Pumpkin Craft (great for reading Spookley the Square Pumpkin)
  • Sunflower Craft
  • Owl Craft
  • Scarecrow Craft
  • Raking Leaves Craft
  • Picking Pumpkins Craft
  • Fall Bird Craft
  • Jumping in Leaves Craft

Kids will love how cute these fall crafts are, and you will enjoy how simple they are to prep and set up. Use the sunflower craft and all the fall crafts in the bundle this fall season. Happy fall!!

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Laura Bensley

Former preschool teacher turned business owner that now creates educational resources for teachers in the classroom, homeschool, and daycare setting.

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Hi, I’m Laura and I am the creator of Crafty Bee Creations.  I am a former preschool teacher turned business owner that now creates educational resources for teachers in the classroom, homeschool, and daycare setting.  I have a passion for designing craft resources that are not only fun and engaging but work children’s fine motor skills too! 


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