DIY Flower Loom With Plastic Canvas – Flower Making For 5 Year Old Kids

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This is a cute flower making activity for 4 -5 year old kids. While wrapping the yarn, they get wrist exercise which may help them while writing.

DIY flower loom with plastic canvas- toddler craft activities

We have to first make the flower loom. This can be made with cardboard. But for kids, I prefer plastic canvas as it is flexible. It also will not get bend out of shape after a few uses.

DIY flower loom with plastic canvas- toddler craft activities

Cut the circular plastic canvas as shown above. And guide the child to wrap the yarn around the pegs.

DIY flower loom with plastic canvas- toddler craft activities

DIY flower loom with plastic canvas- toddler craft activities

DIY flower loom with plastic canvas- toddler craft activities

DIY flower loom with plastic canvas- toddler craft activities

Yarn has been wrapped.

DIY flower loom with plastic canvas- toddler craft activities

We wrapped the yarn 3 times around each peg. The number of wraps can be more or less depending on the number of petals required.

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Using a needle and a contrasting color, we stitched in the middle using back stitch. This will hold the yarn petals together. This step can be done by an adult or the kids can be given a plastic needle.

DIY flower loom with plastic canvas- toddler craft activities

DIY flower loom with plastic canvas- toddler craft activities

Remove the flower from the loom.

DIY flower loom with plastic canvas- toddler craft activities

Yarn loom flower ready. This can be used to decorate their bags / head bands / stuck on craft work.

DIY flower loom with plastic canvas- toddler craft activities

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