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Beautiful butterfly crafts

Spring is here – at least it is where I am in South Australia!  To celebrate, we are sharing some of our favourite butterfly crafts for your kids to make, including:

  • nature butterflies made with leaves, flowers and stones
  • recycled butterflies made with cardboard, newspaper, toilet rolls and egg cartons
  • painted butterflies made with sponges, paper plates and paper towel
  • paper butterflies made with tissue paper, origami and washi tape
  • coloured in butterflies made with aluminium foil and black glue & sharpies
  • fabric and yarn butterflies



Nature butterflies

Butterfly finger puppet from While Wearing Heels

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Butterfly nature craft from Mother Natured


DIY butterfly number stones from Crafts on Sea


Recycled butterflies

Make your own cardboard butterfly wings from Fun at Home with Kids

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Painted newspaper butterfly craft from I Heart Crafty Things


Toilet roll handprint butterfly from Messy Little Monster


Colorful egg carton butterfly craft from Crafty Morning


Painted butterflies

Butterfly printing with sponges from The Craft Train


Paper plate butterfly silhouette art from Happy Hooligans


Eric Carle inspired butterflies from Deep Space Sparkle


Paper towel butterflies from Happy Hooligans


Paper butterflies

Transforming paper butterfly craft from hello, Wonderful


Bleeding tissue paper butterflies from The Pinterested Parent


Easy paper butterflies from Red Ted Art


Butterfly washi tape craft from Artsy Momma


Butterfly paper hand puppet from Easy Peasy and Fun


Coloured in butterflies

Easy aluminium foil butterfly kids craft from I Heart Arts n Crafts

foil butterfly

Black glue and sharpies butterfly suncatcher from Adventure in a Box


Fabric and yarn butterflies

Fabric clothespin butterfly craft from Kids Craft Room


Butterfly yarn activity from Fun with Mama


What is your kids’ favourite way to make butterflies?

You can find heaps more fun bug crafts on our Pinterest page here.


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