Paper Plate Butterfly Craft For Kids  [Free Template]

Let’s get ready to flutter our wings! Spring is in the air, and with it comes beautiful weather, blooming flowers, and fluttering butterflies.

Bring the outdoors in with this sweet paper plate butterfly craft. Kids will have so much fun creating their own beautiful butterflies with this easy-to-follow craft.


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

Download our free printable butterfly template, print on white cardstock, and cut out the pieces.

 Paint one paper plate in the color you want the butterfly wings to be. Paint the second paper plate yellow for the body. Let dry completely.

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

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

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