April Showers Bring May Flowers Activity

A craft for the short poem: April Showers bring May Flowers. Can be done as two separate crafts or one. Printables for umbrella, raindrops, sun and flowers are listed below.


  • Scissors
  • Colorful printer paper
  • 3 Coffee filters
  • Washable markers or water color paints
  • Spray bottle with water
  • Craft glue
  • Printout for the Umbrella Template
  • Printout for the Raindrops Template
  • Printout for the Sun Template
  • Printout for the Flowers Template


  • Using different colors of printer paper, print out the templates for the Umbrella, Raindrops, Sun and Flowers.
  • Cut apart as directed – using the fold line to cut out the inside of the shapes.
  • Cut one of the coffee filters in half. One half is to be used for the umbrella and the other half for the sun.
  • Place the coffee filter on the newspaper. Decorate with the different colors of markers then spritz with the water until the colors are running together.
  • Allow the coffee filters to dry completely.
  • Use the glue to attach the cut out templates to the colored coffee filters.
  • Trim any excess coffee filter.
  • Use as a suncatcher by attaching the raindrops to the umbrella and the flowers to the sun.

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