Floral Barrettes

Lesson #10071

Die-cut flowers add pizzazz to plain barrettes.

Grade Level:

Support youngsters with fun, assembly projects to develop fine motor skills. Assemble accessories to promote motor skills and reinforce movement concepts in the classroom. Use ribbons and lace to expose students to multiple textures and patterns. Development of fine motor skills will enable students to gain competency in drawing and writing.

Embellish hair barrettes for a fun arts and crafts project or as a fundraiser.

25657-SM-Ellison SureCut Die - Flower, Layered - Small 25659-SM-Ellison SureCut Die - Flower, Layered #2 - Small

Supplies Used: Adhesive (Foam Glue, Glue or Glue Gun), Barrettes, Cardstock, Hair Clips, Jewels, Needle, Ribbon, Scissors, Thread

The teacher will die-cut the materials for student use prior to the lesson.

  1. Die-cut SM Flower, Layered and SM Flower, Layered #2 from coordinating colors of poly foam for each barrette.
  2. Layer the three Flower pieces of each Flower and secure in the centers with Hold the Foam! Glue. Glue a tiny jewel on the top center of each Flower.
  3. Trim two pieces of ribbon (Figure A) for each flower and adhere behind the flowers.
  4. Adhere the completed Flowers to plain barrettes with glue or other adhesive or by sewing. A hot glue gun works nicely under supervision.
  5. Let barrettes dry completely before wearing (see Main Photo).

  • Figure A

Fine Arts: Visual Arts

Standard 1: Understanding and Applying Media, Techniques and Processes

  • K-4 - Students use different media, techniques and processes to communicate ideas, experiences and stories.
  • 5-8 - Students intentionally take advantage of the qualities and characteristics of art media, techniques and processes to enhance communication of their experiences and ideas.

Standard 3: Choosing and Evaluating a Range of Subject Matter, Symbols and Ideas

  • K-4 - Students select and use subject matter, symbols and ideas to communicate meaning.
  • 5-8 - Students integrate visual, spatial and temporal concepts with content to communicate intended meaning in their artworks.

Source: National Standards for Arts Education

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