Recycled Flower Art

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Celebrate Earth Day with recycled art! Gather cardboard tubes from around your home and transform them into colorful flowers on a brightly painted canvas!

  • 1.

    Choose a bright color of Crayola® Portfolio® Series Acrylic Paint, and brush the paint onto recycled cardboard tubes. Completely cover the tubes with paint and set them aside to dry.

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  • 2.

    Cover a blank canvas with another bold color of paint and allow it to dry completely.

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  • 3.

    When dry, flatten the painted cardboard tubes, and use Crayola® Blunt-Tip Scissor to cut each tube into several short pieces.

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  • 4.

    Use the short tube pieces as flower petals and arrange them on the painted canvas. Glue the flowers in place with Crayola® No-Run School Glue.

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  • 5.

    Allow the glue to dry, and then display your recycled work of art!

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