Butterfly crafts make me happy for several different reasons. Once I see those beautiful colorful wings out and about in nature, I know that Spring is on the way. (or quite possibly already even here!)
There’s nothing like seeing a beautiful butterfly just fluttering its wings through the air. It’s one of those magical moments that almost everyone stops to watch.
This is why we make certain that we have plenty of butterfly crafts on hand at all times. Decorating the inside of our home with the beauty of butterflies until we can start seeing them outside makes the winter days pass by that much more quickly.
The great thing about creating a pretty butterfly craft is that there are so many different mediums that you can easily use and I’ll happily showcase most of them below.
You’re going to find a wide variety of Butterfly Crafts for Kids from paper bags, paper plates, egg cartons, foil, washi tape, and more!
25+ Colorful Butterfly Crafts for Kids
I’ll be the first to say that there’s no limit to the number of butterfly crafts that you can make. Here are some of our favorites that you and your children are certain to enjoy!
Click on the links below the images to be taken to the original tutorials and for pinning individual posts. I hope all these beautiful colors get you inspired to craft some butterflies with the little ones in your life.
Butterfly Template –This simple butterfly template is a great basis for creating the perfect butterfly.
Paper Plate Fluttering Butterfly Craft –One of the coolest parts of the butterfly is their fluttering wings, right? Make your own here!
Gorgeous Butterfly Craft –Let their creativity and artistic abilities shine with this beautiful butterfly craft.
Butterfly Card –Talk about the cutest homemade card, ever! This butterfly card is perfect for any holiday or just as a way to make someone smile.
Paper Butterfly Puppet –Making your very own DIY puppet is a great way to have imaginative play for hours.
Paper Plate Butterfly –What I love most about this craft is that it’s as easy as decorating a paper plate. This butterfly craft is one that takes moments to make.
Paper Bag Butterfly –This butterfly craft is awesome for early learners and creative minds. It’s also a good exercise for fine motor skills as well.
Bubble Blowing Art Butterfly Craft –Who knew that you could literally paint just by blowing bubbles?!
Butterfly Windsock Craft– Now you can make a butterfly that will flutter its wings all year long!
Watercolor Black Glue Butterfly Craft –Your child is going to love the outcome of this cool black glue craft.
Painted Newspaper Butterfly Craft –This is such a fun upcycle activity and craft for kids!
3D Paper Butterfly Craft– Making a 3D butterfly is a pretty awesome way to decorate your house with “real” looking butterflies.
Colorful Wood Peg Doll Butterfly Craft –Adding the cute faces onto the wood pegs are just half the fun!
Butterfly Black Glue Spring Art Project –This is one really cool butterfly craft that is fun to create and display.
Apple Print Butterfly Craft –Know you know that you can take an apple print and turn it into a beautiful butterfly!
Spoon Butterfly Kid Craft with Fun Chalk –Creating a butterfly out of spoons is a simple craft that can be done anywhere!
Foam Cup Butterfly Craft –Butterflies can even spruce up a simple old foam cup and turn it into something beautiful.
Handprint Butterfly Craft –All this butterfly craft needs is a little hand to make it come to life.
Contact Paper Butterfly Craft –Not only is this super fun to make but once the sunlight shines through, it can really bring some fun color into the room as well.
Butterfly Finger Puppets –Finger puppets are awesome fun but when they’re butterfly finger puppets? Totally awesome.
Popsicle Stick Butterfly Craft –Let the kids eat the popsicles first and then use the popsicle sticks to make this fun craft.
Butterfly Valentine’s Day Mailbox –You’ve just found the perfect Valentine’s Day box for your child’s classroom party next year.
Paper Plate and Doily Butterfly Craft –You more than likely have everything you need for this simple craft just sitting around your house.
Static Electricity Butterfly Experiment –You won’t want to miss out on this amazing experiment!
See? Look at how many butterfly crafts we’ve created in our house! There are so many days when these simple butterfly crafts have turned a dreary day into something fun and beautiful. I hope that they can do the same for you!
But wait…I’m not done.
Here are some other awesome butterfly crafts from other bloggers as well. The more crafts that you have to choose from, the more butterflies there will be out in the world!
More Butterfly Crafts to Create
You can never have too many crafting options when it comes to butterflies! Here are a few other great options to have on your crafting radar.
Fluttering Butterfly Craft from Pink Stripey Socks
Butterfly Sun Catcher from Minieco
Egg Carton Butterfly from Crafty Morning
Butterfly Washi Tape Craft at Artsy Momma
DIY Cardboard Butterfly Wings from Fun at Home With Kids
Tissue Paper Butterflies from In The Playroom
Looking for more spring insect fun? Check out our awesome list of amazing Insect Arts and Crafts ideas for kids.
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