CoOl DIY - Book Paper Flowers : Make paper roses decorations to add an interesting twist to items including gifts and Christmas tree ornaments. To find out how to make your own paper rose, read this tutorial.
this looks like a great mothers day/grandparent gift/ teacher gift idea. Lots of options with flowerpots, buckets, etc to put it in and with the types of flowers or stems to use and filling in the pail.
Maybe a class project for Valentine's Day? Teacher could trace arm/hand for trunk and each child can find red/pink in magazine, trace a heart and cut out. Tree of Hearts collage made of old magazines. Trace hand and arm for the stem.