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Butterfly Crafts for Kids. Home > Arts and Crafts Projects for Kids > Butterfly Crafts & Caterpillar Crafts for Kids Butterflies are so beautiful with their large colorful wings.

Butterfly Crafts for Kids

They start off as adorable catepillars and then mature in a chrysalis stage in which the caterpillar turns into an adult butterfly. The interesting life cycle and their beauty is what makes butterflies such a great subject for crafts projects. Below you will find butterfly & caterpillar crafts for kids. There are multiple ideas for cool arts and crafts projects with butterflies with with the following crafts ideas, instructions, patterns, and printables for children. Milk Jug Decorative Window Crafts. Jun30 by Lindsey Boardman We’re always looking for cheap or– better yet– free materials to craft with here, so we’ve played around with crafting all sorts of things out of those big plastic gallon milk jugs over the last couple of years.

Milk Jug Decorative Window Crafts

The type of plastic they are made from is pretty versatile as far as crafting goes. You can cut it easily with scissors, use hole punches on it, stick it with hot glue and best of all you can draw on it with permanent markers with great results due to it being semi-opaque and mildly textured on one side. Dazzling Dragonfly. Twirling Paper Butterfly. Butterfly From Plastic Bottles. We love the idea of recycling, but to be honest the only thing that’s even better than recycling is making old waste items into amazing works of art at home!

Butterfly From Plastic Bottles

After all, with a little creativity and just a tiny bit of effort, there really is no such thing as a ‘waste’ product – that’s how we see it, anyway! Glowing Firefly Jars. My birthday is on June 17th, which, when you're a kid, is a pretty great day for a birthday.

Glowing Firefly Jars

You never have to go to school, the activity options are endless, and your party can always include a squirt gun fight. Related Video: But, each year I also get another special, seasonal gift. Even now, among the good times with families and friends, I always see the first fireflies of the year on my birthday. Bobby Pin Butterflies. Around this time of the year I start to crave color like I crave chocolate, potato chips, or coffee!

Bobby Pin Butterflies

It’s supposed to be spring, but outside, it is relentlessly cold, cloudy and gray. So as an offering to the vernal gods, I created these Bobby Pin Butterflies, wearable bursts of color meant to usher in sunnier times! No creature better manifests pure beauty and color than a butterfly. In fact, a group of butterflies is called a “kaleidoscope”! To bring this particular kaleidoscope to life I used our new Mariposa Felt Bundle. Designed as an adorable hair accessory, these sweeties are also terrific for Easter decorating.

And they couldn’t be easier to make. Time Flies Butterfly Clock. This whimsical home decor DIY is perfect for anyone who believes that time flies!

Time Flies Butterfly Clock

Chose to do all black butterflies but you can choose any color(s) you like to fit in with your home decor. This DIY could be interpreted in a variety of ways, larger scale with a larger clock, or different colors and in a kid’s room…the options are endless! See all the steps at Mr. Vinyl Butterflies. Our newest moodboard Set Free showcases our awesomely handmade vinyl butterflies.

Vinyl Butterflies

They’re relatively easy to make (relatively meaning possible), but be careful and clear your schedule for the day. Here’s how these butterflies transformed from old vinyl records. (We found our vinyls at a thrift store. We do NOT recommend using any favorites of yours/your bf’s/your parents’. ha.) Materials: Vinyl Records, White & Black Crayon, Butterfly Stencils, Scissors Center the butterfly pattern on the vinyl record. Line a cookie sheet with tin foil and place the record on top. Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees and place the cookie sheet on the top rack of the oven.

Use sharp scissors to cut out the butterfly shape. Butterfly Wreath. Spring officially arrived this weekend and I be celebrating one of my favorite seasons with all kinds of projects in the weeks ahead.

Butterfly Wreath

The first is a wreath made from recycled book pages that have been transformed into whimsical butterflies. I love butterflies they are little creatures full of the most amazing color, details and a true symbol of change. Butterflies. Spring Butterfly Mobile. This butterfly mobile is made from nothing more than a piece of cardboard & various scraps of paper & other easy to find items.

Spring Butterfly Mobile

Read on to find out how you can make your own. Begin by gathering the supplies pictured below. To simplify this project, a sewing machine & a butterfly punch would be helpful, but are not necessary. I didn't have either available so a needle and thread and some handcut butterflies worked just as well. You're also going to need a glue gun or other form of adhesive (not pictured). Now you can cut or punch out your butterflies from the papers you've chosen. Now you can start making the framework of the mobile. Together to form a hoop. Now punch four evenly spaced holes along the top edge of the hoop and using thread or other string, attach four lengths to the cardboard by tieing through each hole. Butterfly Mobile. Recycled Magazine Butterfly Collage. I love magazines.

Recycled Magazine Butterfly Collage

LOVE THEM!! I go the bookstore on a regular basis to find new ones that peak my interest. Don’t let me start another hobby because I will have acquired every magazine about the subject in order to saturate myself with information. Last year I signed up for 4 magazine subscriptions in an effort to curtail my investment in individual magazines and curb my visits to the bookstore. Handmade Chandelier. Swarming Butterfly Chandelier Ingredients you will need: