Looking for a fun new art project this summer? Try these crafty paper plate butterflies.
Decorate their paper plates with markers and/or crayons (can use paint if outdoors).
Cut their plate in half.
Trace/cut out butterfly body shape from colored paper.
Staple “wings” behind body.
Cut pipe cleaner in half, attach to head with tape.
Project should be easily accomplished by ages 4 and up with help from a grown-up.
Project should be accomplished in 30 minutes or less.
- Paper plates
- Masking tape
- Pipe cleaners
- Construction paper
- Googly eyes
- Paint (optional)
- Kids can learn about different flowers and their life cycle.
- Kids will create their own flowers using paper shapes, and possibly pipe cleaners or popsicle sticks.