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Tissue Paper Butterfly

Make one or more of these delightful creatures to make your room a special place. Show the kids photos of real butterflies or just the create their own masterpiece. This project can be as simple or as complex as the crafter’s capabilities.


Butterfly Pattern:
Right and Left
Index Paper
Tissue Paper in Assorted Colors
White Glue


Click on printables and print patterns on index paper. Line up left and right patterns, trim and tape together. Cut tissue paper into 1½" squares. Crumple each piece into a tight ball. Dip into white glue and place onto pattern. Continue crumpling and gluing down pieces until the entire pattern is filled.

This craft reprinted courtesy of Terri of MakingFriends.com.

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Butterfly Crafts For Kids, Spring Crafts, Tissue Paper Crafts

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Terri Bose of MakingFriends.com

Terri is the creator of makingfriends.com, freekidscrafts.com, scoutswaps.com and badginabag.com. Her work is republished all over the internet and is considered the queen of kids crafts.

Patterns, Templates and Printables

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