Handprint Butterfly  Craft For Kids

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This handprint butterfly craft for kids makes a fun activity for spring, summer or anytime your kids are learning about insects!


– Colored cardstock – Googly eyes – Glue stick


– Black marker – Scissors – Pencil – 1.5" circle punch (optional) – .5" circle punch (optional) – .25" circle punch (optional)


1. Trace your child's hand onto 2 different colors of paper. Repeat again to end up with 4 handprints.

2. Use the 1.5" circle punch or your scissors to cut out a circle from the green card stock.

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3. Use your scissors to cut out a stretched out oval shape for the butterfly's body.

4. Cut out two small ovals from the green card stock that will become the butterfly's antennae

5. Position one colored handprint with the thumb facing up, the fingers to the side and rotated out slightly.

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