The folding paper butterfly craft is a classic preschool craft that kids always seem to love doing. Print and cut out our butterfly template, fold it in half and have your child paint a design - the goopier the better! Then just fold the unpainted side over the painted side and press together to create a perfectly symmetrical butterfly. This a great butterfly craft for kids and is also a great spring craft for kids.
Print our butterfly template onto construction paper and cut it out.
Fold the butterfly in half and have your children paint a design on only ONE half of the butterfly. For young children it works best if you fold the unpainted side under the side they are painting to eliminate confusion.
While the paint is still wet, fold the unpainted side of the butterfly over the painted side and gently push the two together.
Unfold and let dry.
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