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Chunky Rainbow Butterfly Craft For Kids

Today we have a fantastic cute and fun chunky rainbow butterfly craft which is perfect to make at home with the little ones or in the preschool setting with kids.

Rainbow Butterfly Craft

I love rainbows and I love butterflies so this is the perfect bright and colourful craft to try out. You can use paper eyes or googly eyes the choice is yours. Enjoy.

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What You Will Need For These Butterfly Crafts

Astrobrights Colored Cardstock, 8.5” x 11”, 65 lb/176 gsm,Astrobrights Colored Cardstock, 8.5” x 11”, 65 lb/176 gsm,Elmer's Glue Stick (E588)Elmer’s Glue Stick (E588)Scotch Multi-Purpose Scissor, 8 Inch, 2 Pack (1428-2)Scotch Multi-Purpose Scissor, 8 Inch, 2 Pack (1428-2)

How To Make These Butterflies

Glue the wooden circles onto coloured cardstock. Cut the excess paper off.

Cut thin strips of coloured cardstock.


Glue the strips of coloured cardstock onto the wood circles.

Leave at least an inch of space at the top of the circle. Cut excess paper off.


Cut 2 white circles from cardstock and 2 smaller black circles.


Glue the eyes together and then glue the eyes onto the top of the wood circles. Glue small strips of scrapbook paper onto the top of the butterflies. 

Use a hole punch to make 2 small black circles and glue those at the top of the strips.

Fold a cupcake liner in half and cut out a large wing.

Repeat this step and cut out a smaller wing.


Glue the wings onto the back of the wood circles.


Use a black marker to add a smile to your butterflies.

Your butterflies are finished!

Enjoy!

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