How to make an easy paper butterfly for kids


Your kids can create this easy paper butterfly when you set up an invitation to create. All it takes is some construction paper and a few other simple supplies and your kids will be ready to make their one of a kind butterfly craft.Your kids can create this easy paper butterfly when you set up an invitation to create. All it takes is some construction paper and a few other simple supplies and your kids will be ready to make their one of a kind butterfly craft.

Paper Butterfly

It never fails… I always have lots of random craft supplies left over from other projects. These supplies end up lying around the house in little piles.

This is a great way to use some of them up! Whether you have leftover pom-poms or little jewels, these paper butterflies are a great way for your little one to make something beautiful!

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Your kids can create this easy paper butterfly when you set up an invitation to create. All it takes is some construction paper and a few other simple supplies and your kids will be ready to make their one of a kind butterfly craft.

Supplies for this butterfly invitation to create station

  • Printable Template.
  • Construction Paper.
  • Scissors.
  • Glue Stick.
  • White Glue.
  • Embelishments. Pipecleaners, pom-poms, paper punched  holes, etc.
  • Tray to hold it all.


How to make a construction paper butterfly

These are the step by step instructions for creating a paper butterfly with our template. Then watch the video below to see it all in action.

Remember, this is an invitation to create, which means there really is no wrong way to construct this fun project.

Print off the template on at least 2 different colored pieces of paper.

Cut out all the shapes. Your kids can help with this or you can do it ahead of time.Your kids can create this easy paper butterfly when you set up an invitation to create. All it takes is some construction paper and a few other simple supplies and your kids will be ready to make their one of a kind butterfly craft.

 

You can use the scraps to cut paper strips or punch holes. Your kids can create this easy paper butterfly when you set up an invitation to create. All it takes is some construction paper and a few other simple supplies and your kids will be ready to make their one of a kind butterfly craft.

Place all of these pieces into a tray and place them on the table. Give your child a solid sheet of paper for them to build on and some glue!

Now let them create. They can mix and match the pieces of the butterfly and even stack them. Your kids can create this easy paper butterfly when you set up an invitation to create. All it takes is some construction paper and a few other simple supplies and your kids will be ready to make their one of a kind butterfly craft.

Decorate the wings and body. Your kids can create this easy paper butterfly when you set up an invitation to create. All it takes is some construction paper and a few other simple supplies and your kids will be ready to make their one of a kind butterfly craft.

They can even decorate the background! See the full papercraft set up in the video below!

No two butterflies will be the same so they can create these construction paper butterflies over and over and find new ways to decorate each time. They will really enjoy the freedom that this invitation to play gives them.

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Your kids can create this easy paper butterfly when you set up an invitation to create. All it takes is some construction paper and a few other simple supplies and your kids will be ready to make their one of a kind butterfly craft.

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