Posts Tagged ‘butterfly crafts’

Popsicle stick Valentine’s Day butterfly

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

Popsicle stick butterfly
Preschoolers can present their love bug with this cute butterfly on Valentine’s Day. It’s quick and fun, and can double as a bookmark.
What You Need: Popsicle stick (craft stick); 2 medium foam heats and 2 small foam hearts; 2 googly eyes; glue (foam glue works best).
How to Make It: Glue small hearts inside larger one and then glue to Popsicle stick, overlapping slightly. Glue on 2 googly eyes.

Coffee Filter Butterfly

Sunday, May 13th, 2007

What You Need: coffee filter, wooden clothespin, tempera paint, paintbrush, two small googly eyes, glue, pipe cleaner, water-soluable markers, spray bottle of water.
Supplies to make coffee filter butterfly
How You Make It: Use markers to color on coffee filter. Place newspaper or paper towel underneath colored filter and spray thoroughly with water, causing colors to run together in pretty patterns. While it’s drying, paint clothespin. Once clothespin is dry, glue two googly eyes near top of short end. “Pinch” coffee filter into fan shape and clip securely into clothespin. Wrap half of a pipe cleaner around clothespin for antennae.
coffee filter butterfly completed
Suggested storybook: Butterfly Kisses