Tissue Paper Poppy
Recreate the state's iconic flower
Also known as the flame flower, the Golden Poppy grows wild throughout California and became the official state flower in 1903.
- Colored tissue paper
- Pipe cleaners
- Cut tissue paper into rectangles of desired size.
- Fold all the tissue paper pieces some what like an accordion look.
- Wind one end of the pipe cleaner around the middle of the accordion looking tissue paper.
- Gently separate each layer pulling upwards toward the middle of the flower.
Enjoy your completed State flower, the Golden Poppy.