Crafts for Kids Spring

Pop Up Butterfly Craft

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Spring is the time for colorful butterflies. This simple pop up butterfly craft is fun for kids in kindergarten and preschool.

Pop up Butterfly Craft - this super cute butterfly craft for kids is easy to make the the free butterfly template and fun to play with  this spring #butterfly #craftsforspring #kindergarten

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Pop Up Butterfly Craft

This kindergarten craft would be perfect to do as part of a butterfly unit.

Kids will have fun making their butterfly pop up from the flowers. They may also enjoy this recycled magazine butterfly craft.

Materials Needed:

  • Green Paper Cup
  • Craft Stick
  • Flower Stickers
  • Butterfly Printable
  • Markers
  • Glue Stick
  • Scissors

free printable butterfly template

Butterfly Crafts for Kids

Before starting the craft, be sure to print off your copy of the butterfly printable. If you are crafting with multiple children, you may want to cut the butterflies apart ahead of time so each child has
one. Use markers to carefully color one butterfly.

Cut out the butterfly, being careful not to cut off its antenna. Set the butterfly aside for now. Use flower stickers to decorate your green paper cup. If you can’t find green cups, you could use green construction paper to cover the cup.

Once the cup is decorated, carefully use the tip of your scissors to make a small slit on the bottom of the cup. The slit must be wide enough to slide the craft stick through it. Make sure the slit is the
right size by sticking the end of the craft stick through the slit.

super cute, interactive butterfly crafts for kids from preschool and kindergarten to elementary age kids

Glue your butterfly to one end of your craft stick. Stick the craft stick through the cup’s slit, so that the butterfly rests inside the cup.

Kids will have fun using the craft stick to make their butterfly appear and disappear among the flower garden. In fact, they may want to make a few of these flower crafts to continue their butterfly’s adventures.

This pop up butterfly craft is perfect for springtime.

Download Butterfly Template

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Christina

Christina Schul is a homeschooling mom of 2 who enjoys sharing learning activities and craft ideas with parents and teachers.

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