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Butterfly Crafts for Kids

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If you’re preparing a Spring theme for your preschoolers, you have to include butterflies. Learning about the lifecycle of a butterfly while creating butterfly crafts and completing butterfly activities is what Spring is all about!

Each one of these butterfly crafts for kids are the perfect activity to celebrate the beginning of Spring or to use for a fun insect unit study! Kids will love making their own beautiful butterflies and you will love how easy and simple each one is to create!

butterfly crafts for kids

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How do you make a simple butterfly for kids?

Do you find yourself asking questions like how do you make a butterfly out of toilet paper rolls? Or how do you make a butterfly out of a paper plate?

If so, you’ve came to the right place. I have found 15 cute and simple butterfly crafts for kids to make this Spring.

From 3D butterfly crafts, to printable crafts for preschoolers, and even handprint butterfly art for kids, you are sure to find the best butterfly activities and crafts for toddlers and preschoolers to complete.

Easy Butterfly Crafts

Coffee filter butterfly craft

Need an easy butterfly craft for kids to create this Spring? If so, you won’t want to miss this easy coffee filter craft from Perfectly Purple Classroom. Be sure to gather these supplies in order to make this easy butterfly craft:

coffee filter butterfly craft for kids

Simply color on a coffee filter with markers then use the dropper to drip water on the colored areas. Finally, attach a clothes pin and a pipe cleaner to finish this easy butterfly craft.

Crafting with Kids also has another fun and easy coffee filter butterfly you should definitely check out too.

Toilet Paper Roll Butterfly Craft

Help your kids create cute and creative insect creations with this toilet paper roll butterfly craft for kids. You’ll just need to gather a few supplies for this recycled butterfly craft.

Now just wrap the cardboard tube with construction paper and tape it shut. Then draw a cute face and sketch wings on another piece of construction paper. Glue on the wings and you’ve got yourself a beautiful butterfly craft idea.

toilet paper roll butterfly craft for kids

Popsicle Stick Butterfly Craft

Learn all about insects this Spring and make a popsicle stick butterfly craft with the kids! It’s an easy butterfly craft for kids that comes with a free printable template from Simple Everyday Mom!

popsicle stick butterfly craft

Paper Bag Butterfly Craft

Looking for a fun and easy spring craft for kids? This paper bag butterfly craft is great for little kids in preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school. Grab the easy butterfly craft template today from Simple Everyday Mom.

paper bag craft of a butterfly

Tissue Paper Butterfly Craft

These tissue paper butterflies from In the Playroom are so pretty and easy for kids to make, whether it’s for spring or learning about insects!

butterfly crafts for kids

Paper Plate Butterfly Craft

Spring is almost here and this paper plate butterfly craft from Simple Everyday Mom is perfect for celebrating the beautiful weather! Grab the free template and get started crafting your butterfly today.

paper plate butterfly craft

Butterfly Suncatcher Craft

This beautiful Butterfly Suncatcher Craft from Hello Wonderful is a simple and easy outdoor summer craft for kids the whole family will enjoy making as well! Just gather a few supplies such as:

butterfly sun catcher craft

More Butterfly Craft Ideas for Kids

Butterfly Handprint Card

These butterfly handprint cards from The Best Ideas for Kids are adorable! You will love that these are made from your child’s handprint too for a great preschool keepsake. It adds such a nice personal touch. And they are perfect to give for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day!

butterfly handprint craft

Paper Heart Butterfly Craft

Using only a few materials, this butterfly craft from Mom Brite is really fun for kids of all ages, including toddlers, kindergartners, and preschoolers. You can have the kids practice their scissor skills by letting them cut out the template patterns for added fine motor skill development.

easy butterfly craft

Butterfly Puzzle Craft

Are you dreaming of Spring? Here’s a fun and easy Butterfly Puzzle Craft with flapping wings from Conserva Mom. This is an easy Spring craft for kids to make. An Easy Spring Craft!

To recreate this easy butterfly craft for kids, color the puzzle pieces with the markers and attach the googly eyes and pipe cleaners. Then, make 3 holes in the puzzle pieces and attach them with the colored brass fastener for an adorable Spring craft of a butterfly.

puzzle craft of a butterfly

Butterfly Mask Craft

This Butterfly Mask craft by Messy Little Monster is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers. Included is a free printable butterfly mask template so it is really easy for kids to join in on the fun and make this butterfly craft.

free butterfly mask

Butterfly Clothespin Craft

Make this quick and simple butterfly clothespin craft by Tonya Staab with kids this spring. They will look beautiful attached to a wall or window with removal tape.

butterfly clothespin craft

DIY Butterfly Corner Bookmarks

If you want to make these cute bookmarks with your kids, all you have to do is get the template from Printables Fairy and follow the instructions to assemble it.

butterfly bookmark

Preschool Butterfly Craft

Whether you are studying butterflies with your kids, or just celebrating spring and bugs, this super cute butterfly craft with popsicle sticks will be a fun activity for your children. See how to create this butterfly craft at Encouraging Moms at Home.

butterfly craft for preschool

Footprint Butterfly Clay Pot Craft

You are going to love this footprint butterfly clay pot craft from Messy Little Monster! These little butterfly footprints will make a great gift for a loved one. Plus, you can plant your favorite flower or plant inside it! All you need is:

footprint craft of a butterfly

In Conclusion

I hope these butterfly crafts for kids gave you some fun ideas for crafting this Spring. What was your favorite butterfly craft? I can’t wait to hear about it in the comment section below.

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