Paper Plate Butterfly Craft

[Free Template]

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Spring is almost here and this paper plate butterfly craft is perfect for celebrating the beautiful weather!


– Paper plates – Paint in bright colors – White card stock – Colored pipe cleaners – Googly eyes – Markers – Glue stick – Tape – Stickers/embellishments   (optional) – Butterfly craft template



– Scissors – Paintbrush


1. Download the butterfly template, print and cut out the pieces.

2. Paint one paper plate in the color you want the butterfly wings to be.

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3. Place the wing template on the first paper plate, trace and cut out the wings.

4. Place the body template on the yellow paper plate, trace and cut out the body.

5. Place the wings with the insides almost touching each other. Place glue along the back of the butterfly body and glue it on top of the wings.

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