Do your kids love butterflies? Mine do, and so we are always looking for some fun butterfly crafts. We just made some adorable ones, and I love the ability to change up the looks of them just by switching up the color paper you use. So pull up a chair and learn how to make a paper butterfly. I've even included a free template for you to to make this butterfly. This easy craft for kids is perfect for your little butterfly lover. You might also enjoy making this Worm Pencil Holder.
Why kids will love this butterfly paper craft
- Endless possibilities to personalize just by changing up the colors
- Free template makes this paper craft easy
- No fancy supplies needed
Supplies you will need:
How to make this paper butterfly craft
Before you start this easy butterfly craft, you will need to print out this free template.
GET THE FREE BUTTERFLY TEMPLATE BY CLICKING HERE.
Decide what colored craft papers you will be using for the butterfly craft. If you can't decide, make more than one butterfly!
Cut out the pieces of the butterfly from the template and use them to trace the butterfly onto the selected colored craft papers. Use scissors to cut out the traced patterns.
Grab the two big circle cutouts and glue them on the top part of the butterfly wings.
Glue the small circle cutouts to the lower part of the butterfly wings.
Glue the antennae and eye cutouts to the top of the butterfly body.
Now it is time to give your butterfly some personality! Use a black sharpie or marker to draw a happy face and striped lines on the lower part of the butterfly body cutout. Feel free to add some cute freckles, eyelashes and rosy cheeks as well!
Now it is time to put everything together! Glue the butterfly body on to the middle of the butterfly wings.
Your butterfly is now ready to fly away!
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