Create some fun & pretty flowers from coffee filters! Show us your flowers in the comments below!


  1. Coffee filters
  2. Food Coloring
  3. Water 
  4. Containers 
  5. Construction paper
  6. Cups or glasses
  7. Tape
  8. Scissors

Step 1:  Choose the number of colors that you would like to dye your coffee filters & set up that number of containers. Add water to your containers.

Step 2:  Add your dye to the water

Step 3:  Place your coffee filter in one of the colors and then place it on a cup to dry. Repeat this process until you have as many dyed coffee filters as you would like.

Step 4:  While waiting for your coffee filters to dry, cut your green construction paper into slips.

Step 5:  Once your coffee filters are dry take 4 of them and fold them into a triangle.

Step 6:  Using your scissors cut a squiggle pattern along the top edge of your coffee filters and then unfold.

Step 7:  Separate your coffee filters and cut to the middle of one.

Step 8:  Beginning at the cut, roll your coffee filter and then tape to hold.

Step 9:  Place the rolled coffee filter on another cut coffee filter and roll. 

Step 10:  Repeat steps 8 & 9 for the other two coffee filters. 

Step 11:  Place your two rolled flowers together by cutting the bottom off of one set and placing it into the other.

Step 12:  Take your green construction paper and roll a stem, tape to secure.

Step 13:  Cut the bottom of the coffee filter flower & feed the stem through.

Step 14:  Tape to secure 

Step 15:  Congratulations on making your flower!