This was a quick Mother's Day craft I had my 5 year old Primary class throw together.
I helped them hot glue a salt-water taffy (any colorful candy would work) to the center of a cupcake liner. Then a popsicle stick was hot glued to the back for a stem.
I encouraged them to draw on the cupcake liners to decorate the "flower petals." I also suggested that they cut the cupcake liner so it looked more like petals, but most opted to leave it round as is. I also thought they looked nicer with multiple layers of cupcake liners. But again, most kids just left it as a single layer.