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120 free printable flowers to cut out (PDF)

Printable flowers to cut out


Updated 16/04/24 with 6 new pages of simple flower templates.

Here is a handy free resource of printable flowers to cut out and use in arts and crafts activities. There are line drawings that can be colored in, leaves and photos of flowers. These free printables are very versatile. They can be used to decorate objects or used in other flower-themed activities and projects.

There are a variety of different flower pictures including a lily, sunflower, orchid, hibiscus, dogwood, buttercup, magnolia, rose, chamomile, dahlia, strawflower, bird of paradise, and more. There are both simple and complex flower templates to choose from, depending on how challenging you want your activity to be.

There is also a page of free printable leaf templates to color. Once colored in the leaves add a nice green to your flower projects and help the flowers stand out more.

Read below for some ideas for using the printables.

Free printable flowers to color

The first free pages of printable flowers (above and below), are just outlines so that you can color them any way you like before cutting them out and using them for craft.

If you print on paper or cardstock, a basic pair of scissors should be enough to cut the flowers out easily. You can also use a craft knife or boxcutter knife if you prefer.

Flowers are wonderful in that they come in all arrays of colors, there are no rules for when you come to color them. If you want some coloring ideas, you can check the colored flower printables further down the page.

Activities for the printable flowers to cut out sheets

This page is a resource, not an activity in itself. If you are wondering what you can do with the printable flowers, here are 16 fun and interesting ideas!

  1. Make a collage, you can even get your students to draw their own vases and stems on a sheet of paper and stick them on that.
  2. Make floral headbands. Make a headband with 2 strips of paper and decorate them to make flower crowns.
  3. Use them to decorate project posters. They can be stuck around the borders and in the corners to add color and make them more engaging.
  4. Staple or tape them together to make chains or belts.
  5. Let your students have fun decorating the classroom with printable flowers.
  6. Use them to make beautiful Mother’s Day or Valentine’s Day cards.
  7. By sticking a flower to a strip of paper you can also make wearable paper bracelets.
  8. Use the line drawing pictures for a painting activity, watercolors work well for this.
  9. Use them to decorate small boxes or jars for kids to put things in.
  10.  If you have magnets they can be attached to the back of the flowers to make fridge magnets.
  11. Attach string to the flowers and make hanging mobiles. It is best to stick two identical flowers back to back for this.
  12. Make them into name tags.
  13. Staple the sides of two identical flowers back to back and make finger puppets.
  14. Print and cut out a lot of the flowers and use them in counting and math games.
  15. Make flowers that kids can hold by adding stems to them. You can use simple things like drinking straws and popsicle sticks for this.
  16. Make paper flower bouquets that can be used on holidays or as gifts. To make super impressive bouquets, consider adding some of the free printable leaf templates to your creations.

Colored printable flowers

The next set of flower printables are already colored which makes them much easier for craft. Simply print them, cut them out, and start creating!

These pages have pictures of cute flowers, abstract flowers, flower bunches, and photographs of flowers.

Related activities

For more flower-related resources that can be used for teaching, have a look at the flowers flashcards. They are great for teaching flower species.

For a discussion activity check out the flowers conversation questions.

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