How To Make An Easy Beautiful Butterfly Craft For Kids

This butterfly craft is super simple and super cute.  You can make it by following four easy steps, or you can get my Beautiful Butterfly Craft Template.

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There are some adorable jokes to make your kiddos laugh.  And some fun facts that you can tell your kiddos while making this craft.  Adding jokes and facts to your kids craft time is a simple way to enrich their craft time.

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Did you know?

  • The average life expectancy is 3-4 weeks
  • There are about 17,500 different butterfly species
  • There are only about 750 different species in the USA
  • They have taste sensors on their feet
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The Benefits

Creativity is an important skill, it’s creativity that solves problems.  That comes up with solutions that may be a little out of the box. 

Creativity can also nurture curiosity, what happens when I put circles, a triangle, and a crescent together?  I can make a face.

Creativity is an important skill that can impact your kiddo’s life in a lot of different ways.

Crafts are a great way to help your kids cultivate their creativity. 

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The Craft

Easily make this adorable butterfly craft in four simple steps.  Or save some time and get my Beautiful Butterfly Craft Template.

This Beautiful Butterfly Craft Template includes…

  • Black and white template just Print, Color, Cut, Glue, and Enjoy.
  • Template (Already Colored) just Print, Cut, Glue, and Enjoy.
  • A Butterfly Coloring sheet
  • 8.5 by 11 Beautiful Butterfly craft poster
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Supplies Needed

Perhaps the butterfly is proof that you can go through a great deal of darkness and still become something beautiful.

How To Make Your Butterfly Craft

Step 1


  • Cut out 2 blue hearts and glue the pointy ends together (Bottom wing)
  • Cut out 2 smaller green hearts and glue them together (Middle wing)
  • Cut out 2 smaller pink hearts and glue them together (Top wing)

Step 2


  • Cut a long thin purple oval

Step 3

Head & Antennas

  • Cut a purple circle
  • Cut out 2 skinny black rectangles (Antenna)
  • Cut out 2 hearts (Top of the Antenna)

Step 4  (Last step of Butterfly Craft)


  • Cut out 2 white circles (Eye)
  • Cut out 2 black circles (Inner eye)
  • Cut out a black crescent (Mouth)
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  1. Why did the kid throw butter out the window?
    • he wanted to see butterfly
  2. What do you call it when a butterfly rules over a kingdom?
    • A monarchy
  3. There’s one thing in this world that always gives us butterflies.
    • Caterpillars

I hope you enjoy your Butterfly craft made fun and easy.

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