Activity 8: Paper Petals
→ Cherry Blossoms represent spring and new beginnings. Celebrate the start of a new season by making your own cherry blossom flower out of recycled materials!
Activity 9: Tissue Paper Kite “Stained Glass”
→ Fly a kite in your own window with this “stained glass” kite made from tissue paper, construction paper, and yarn, courtesy of Petal Porch Parade How-To Artist Carolyn Sewell.
Activity 10: Coffee Filter Blossom
→ Create your own cherry blossoms at home using coffee filters and pipe cleaners with Petal Porch Parade How-To Artist Emily Paluska.
Activity 11: Recycled Blossom Art
→ Finally, a second use for plastic grocery bags from Petal Porch Parade How-To Artist Beth Baldwin! Create a blossom using a bag or two, a pipe cleaner, and a button.
Activity 12: Fireworks Salt Art
→ Learn how to make Fireworks Salt Art with the National Cherry Blossom Festival’s Event Manager, Ashley Depew. Download the written instructions here.
Activity 13: Shaving Cream Fireworks Paintings
→ Learn how to make Shaving Cream Fireworks Paintings with the National Cherry Blossom Festival’s Event Manager, Ashley Depew. Download the written instructions here.
The National Cherry Blossom Festival, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the beauty of nature and international friendship through year-round programs, events, and educational initiatives that enhance our environment, showcase arts and culture, and build community spirit.