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Find out how to make your own butterfly feeder.
Blue and yellow are good colours to use to attract butterlies, but avoid red because butterflies can’t see that colour very well!
Don’t leave your butterfly feeder out in the rain or other bad weather.
Step-by-step 'Make Your Butterfly Feeder' guide
Follow the steps below or print out the instructions.
Draw a butterfly shape onto your card and cut it out.
Cut out small holes anywhere on your butterfly for the golf tees.
It’s time to decorate: use various colours and designs, pipe cleaners for the antennae – anything you like! BE CREATIVE!
When the paint is dry, draw a pattern around the holes using the UV pens. This will help butterflies find their way to the sugar water!
Add the golf tees by pushing them through the holes you made in the card. Stick them in place with plasticine or modelling clay.
Place the butterfly feeder flat on the ground and secure it with the golf tees.
Dissolve some sugar in warm water. Get an adult to help you!
Add the sugar water to the golf tees.
NOW WATCH OUT FOR BUTTERFLIES!
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