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Step Into Spring with This Fun Kid’s Butterfly Art Craft

Step into Spring with this cute and easy butterfly art craft for kids of all ages!*

What you need:

  1. Non-toxic paint
  2. Paintbrush
  3. Construction paper
  4. Non-toxic markers
  5. Scissors (adult use only)
  6. Wet towel or napkins to clean feet

What to do:

  1. Paint the bottom of your child’s foot with several colors.
  2. Press right footprint on left side of paper. Wipe off bottom of child’s foot.
  3. Repeat with other foot.
  4. Paint pad of child’s thumb and put at top of butterfly to make the top of the antenna.
  5. Draw the body of the butterfly.
  6. Hang on your window and enjoy!

*Idea submitted from a Kolcraft Mom who made this craft with her child in daycare.

Posted April 11, 2013

by MichelleH


9 Responses

  1. Courtney says:

    What a really cute idea. I may do this with my son and put it in a frame afterwards.

  2. Donna says:

    This is a very cute idea!

  3. melissa leyh says:

    this is an awesome idea….my brother and his gf just had a baby, auntie will have to try this when I am babysitting for a present for them:)

  4. Amy Otrosinka says:

    I love this. I will definitely try this with my daughter.

  5. Amanda Snyder says:

    What a neat idea! I will be doing this with my kids this spring!

  6. Janet W. says:

    What a fun idea! My grandson would enjoy doing this craft!

  7. soha molina says:

    fun and easy, I have to come up with projects. Summer is almost here.

  8. Anne N. says:

    What a fun craft project. My daughter loves butterflies so she will love this!

  9. msilba says:

    love this idea, so cute!

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