Make your own Butterfly.

30 minutes This should take about 30 mins

You will need:

  • Cardboard tube
  • Coloured paint
  • Pipe cleaner
  • Small white stickers for eyes
  • Coloured card for the wings
  • Scraps of wrapping paper
  • Glue

Remember to ask a Grown-up for help.

What to do:

Step 1

Purple tube with eyes

First, paint your cardboard tube with any coloured paint. When it is dry, add some eyes using small white stickers with a black dot in the middle of each one.

Step 2

Butterfly Antennas

Fold a pipe cleaner in half and stick it to the top of the card, so the two ends are pointing upwards. Then separate the ends so they make the butterfly antennas.

Step 3

Butterfly with wings

Ask an adult to help you cut out some butterfly shaped wings out of card. Use glue to stick these onto the back of your painted cardboard tube.

Step 4


Now use glue to stick the scraps of wrapping paper onto the wings, until you have a beautiful butterfly!

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