Paper Sunflowers

An easy craft project that makes a great card or decoration! Only four, globally important crops are native to the United States: blueberry, cranberry, pecan, and the sunflower! Students use paper, some creativity, and scissor cuts to create beautiful paper models of sunflowers. They can use them to describe stories related to sunflowers, explain some facts with others about their learning on sunflowers and other plants, and more!

If you purchased the Paper Sunflowers STEAM Project Kit, download the project guide HERE. Click the appropriate button below for instructions on using your own materials to make paper sunflowers.


Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.

Categories include:
  • Spanish
  • Life Science
  • Vietnamese
  • Visual and Performing Arts
  • Grades K-2
  • Grades 3-5
  • Science
  • Art
  • Translated
Tags: Geometry, Structure & Function, Arts & Crafts, Fractions
Grades covered: Grades K–5
Topics: Geometry, Fractions, Plant Structures, Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

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